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Water in KentuckyNatural History, Communities, and Conservation$
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Brian D. Lee, Daniel I. Carey, and Alice L. Jones

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780813168685

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.001.0001

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Life on the River

Life on the River

Chapter:
(p.69) Chapter Seven Life on the River
Source:
Water in Kentucky
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Jamey Wiglesworth

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0007

This chapter illustrates what it means to live on and with a river, in this case, working, playing, and experiencing the joys and occasional hardships of life on the Kentucky River. The author describes the pace of life as leisurely and peaceful, a place of transcendence. The river provides a place to play and socialize with friends and family, and a place to experience a unity with nature.

Keywords:   River life, boating, fishing, flooding, bird watching, Kentucky River

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