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The River Is Mine
by Ardian Gill (Goodreads Author)
Ardian Gill's novel tells the story of John Wesley Powell's 1869 exploration of the Green and Colorado Rivers and the Grand Canyon. It is the adventure of ten men shooting rapids and painstakingly carrying and lining heavy wooden boats through cascades, cataracts and waterfalls. The action is breathtaking and invigorating, the story straight forward and clearly told. ...more
Paperback, 301 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Local Color Press
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Well, I wrote it. What I learned from the research was the clash of egos that led to the demise of three members. Plus a great deal about the Colorado River and its canyons, geology etc. I also learned the origin of a boat name that no other researcher had discovered.