Contributor biographical information for Rising tide : the great Mississippi flood of 1927 and how it changed America / John M. Barry.


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John M. Barry is the author of The Ambition and the Power coauthor of The Transformed Cell, and a frequent contributor to national magazines. He lives in New Orleans and Washington, D.C.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Floods -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 20th century.
Flood control -- Mississippi River -- History.
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 1865-
Humphreys, A. A. -- (Andrew Atkinson), -- 1810-1883.
Eads, James Buchanan, -- 1820-1887.
Percy family.