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The Hudson: River of History (Rivers of the World)
The Hudson River of History - Rivers of the World Author:May McNeer When Henry Hudson sailed into the Great River That Runs Two Ways, he was looking for a short cut to China. He never dreamed that some day this great river would bear his name or that it would be the stage on which the drama of American history would unfold. — In 'The Hudson: River of History', May McNeer tells the colorful story of the river an... more »d its heroes. Here is Peter Minuit bargaining with the Indians for rights to Manhattan Island. Here is Peg-Leg Peter Stuyvesant roaring out orders to all who opposed him. And Captain Kidd appears, boldly walking the streets of New Amsterdam like an honest man.
Heroism, humor and history are woven into this colorful tapestry of the Hudson River.« less