JAMES D. CROWNOVER. Wild Ran the Rivers


JAMES D. CROWNOVER. Wild Ran the Rivers. Five Star Publishing. Hardcover, 299 pages, $25.95, gale/cengage.com.

“My grandpa was a pirate on the Mississippi.” That sentence begins the first of a planned four-book epic story of a family torn apart by pirates. Yes, pirates – on the Mississippi. And so begins the Harris’s family story as told by Zenas Meeker in 1937 Fast paced, with riveting dialogue and fascinating history, this is a Spur Award Winner in 2015.