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Follow the River by James Alexander Thom
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Mar 02, 2010

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bookshelves: historical, fiction
Recommended for: everyone interested in historical fiction
Read from February 13 to March 02, 2010 , read count: 1

I like this book. I live about 15 minutes from Big Bone Lick State Park and have been there many times. The salt lick is all but dried up, but there is still a small gurgle and during the pioneer festival salt is boiled down in barrels at different times of the day. I am familiar with both the Licking and Ohio river valleys as well as most of the rivers Mary crossed during her journey. I really liked the map in the front of the book. Amazing how anyone could traverse these hills without food, tools or shelter. The author did a great job of researching the historical information and presenting in such a well written book.

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