Foreword Reviews

Great River City

How the Mississippi Shaped St. Louis

2019 INDIES Winner
Bronze, Regional (Adult Nonfiction)

Countless works have examined the importance of the Mississippi River in American history, but rarely through the lens of a single city. Great River City tells St. Louis’s unique story of life on the Mississippi. Heavily illustrated with over 450 images including hundreds of maps and photographs of artifacts from the rich collections of the Missouri Historical Society, St. Louisans and history enthusiasts alike will enjoy diving into these big stories told in quick style.