Hudson Talbott pays homage to the river that shares his name in a gorgeously illustrated, fascinating account of the Hudson's history. Each spread sheds light on the river's strategic, economic and cultural significance. Packed with facts, timelines and maps, this is a wonderful introduction to a wide range of topics including the Age of Exploration, the Erie Canal, the Industrial Age, American arts and literature, and the environment. River of Dreams is truly a book with something for everyone. Hardcover, 40 pages, 9.25 x 11 inches.