400 Miles Down the Connecticut River
Michael Tougias narrates the rich history of the Connecticut River, discussing the days of loggers, Indian Wars, steamships, and canals.
Michael Tougias is a New York Times bestselling author and co-author of 29 books, including King Philip’s Indian War, Above & Beyond: John F. Kennedy and America’s Most Dangerous Spy Mission and several true survival stories such as So Close To Home, A Storm Too Soon, Overboard, Rescue of the Bounty, and The Finest Hours (now a Disney movie).
Tougias is a graduate of St. Michael’s College and has received several awards for his writing, including the Editor’s Choice Award from the American Library Association for his book about a sea rescue in the Blizzard of 1978 titled Ten Hours Until Dawn. His book There’s A Porcupine In My Outhouse: The Vermont Misadventures of a Mountain Man Wannabe won the Best Nature Book of the Year from the Independent Publishers. Several of his books have been adapted for middle readers. Tougias is a frequent guest on The Weather Channel, Fox and Friends, ABC’s 20/20 and other national TV and radio programs.