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By Dr Stephen Krensky, Jeni Reeves

Mike Fink was once the simplest keelboater at the river, and he was once the 1st to confess it. He knew the river's tips. He might journey a waterfall like a bucking bronco, and he even wrestled alligators. What could ensue whilst he made a gamble with Davy Crockett? may perhaps he win the race with Powderkeg Pete? Hop on board this rollicking tale of an American tall story hero.

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