Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Size: 6" x 9"
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Place: Madison, WI
Publish Date: 1985
A classic account of the Wisconsin River's early exploration by French traders and Jesuit priests through the 1940s. Mixing folklore and legend, Derleth tells of the Winnebago, Sauk, and Fox peoples; of lumberjacks, farmers, miners, and preachers; of ordinary folks and famous figures such as the Ringling Brothers, Chief Black Hawk, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Zona Gale.