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Erie Water

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A story of the construction of the Erie Canal in New York State.
Paperback, 446 pages
Published 1964 by Award Books (first published 1933)
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Michael
Apr 14, 2016 Michael rated it liked it
Walter D. Edmonds wrote a number of novels set in and around New York along the Erie Canal and and the Mohawk River. Drums Along the Mohawk and Chad Hannah were among his other books. Erie Water tells about the building of the Erie Canal through the experience of a young man who worked on the canal building the locks. The copy I read was a 1964 paperback printing, the book was first published in 1933.

Erie Water is not Edmonds' best work. I though Drums Along the Mohawk was much better. It dragg
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Jul 12, 2007 Dan rated it it was amazing
well written novel about the construction of the erie canal
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Walter D. Edmonds has been a National Book Award winner and recipient of the Newbery Medal. He is the author of Bert Breen’s Barn, The Boyds of Black River, In the Hands of the Senecas, Mostly Canallers, Rome Haul, Time to Go House, and most recently the autobiographical Tales My Father Never Told, all available from Syracuse University Press.
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