The Life and Times of Philadelphia's Schuylkill River

Beth Kephart
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PB: $15.95
EAN: 978-1-59213-637-7
Publication: Jun 17

HC: $30.50
EAN: 978-1-59213-636-0
Publication: May 07

Ebook: $30.50
EAN: 978-1-59213-638-4

120 pages

18 halftones

An autobiography of the Schuylkill, and a meditation on the river's impact on Philadelphia's history, people, and environment

Read the Prologue (pdf).

About the Author(s)

Beth Kephart is the award-winning author of five memoirs, including Still Love in Strange Places and the March 2005 Book Sense pick Ghosts in the Garden. She has been nominated for a National Book Award, has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Pew Fellowships in the Arts, and has won the national Speakeasy Poetry Prize. She has written for The New York Times, Washington Post Book World, Chicago Tribune, Salon.com, Philadelphia magazine, and The Philadelphia Inquirer, among other publications, and her essays are frequently anthologized.