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Mike Fink

Emerson Bennett

Mike Fink

a legend of the Ohio

by Emerson Bennett

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Robinson and Jones in Cincinnati .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microifilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms, 1962? -- 35 mm. -- (American culture series II, reel 201, no. 3)

Statement[by] Emerson Bennett.
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 201.3.
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17498200M
OCLC/WorldCa6897363

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Mike Fink was king of the keelboatmen -- the strongest, rowdiest bunch of fellows ever to work on the Mississippi. Mike was a whole lot more than a keelboater -- yes, sir! He was a crack shot and the best grizzly and gator wrestler on the river. They don't make 'em like Mike these days, now do they? Product Identifiers: Publisher: HarperCollins Seller Rating: % positive. Mike served as youth/associate pastor for 12 years at an evangelical church in Oregon, (), and is currently serving as pastor and missionary with Go Missions to Mexico Ministries (present). Mike is also an author. For books by Mike (Todd M. Fink) click here. Mike is married to Letsy Fink and has four grown children and 8.

One of the tall tales in the series that began with Paul Bunyan, this merry book features Fink, grizzly-bear wrestler and King of the Mississippi River Keelboatmen. Kellogg's antic . Mike Fink: A Tall Tale by Kellogg, Steven and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Mike Fink: A Tall Tale is an interesting tale about Mike Fink and his adventures on the Mississippi River as a child. Even as an infant, Mike was rebellious and hyper. The illustrations in the book are great and really detailed and children will love just looking at the book/5.

With "Mike Fink," author and illustrator Steve Kellogg gathers up in one story all the classic elements of an American tall tale: rasslin' with bears, lifting boats over one's head, leaping across great divides, kicking out the slats in one's cradle, and more.

Mike Fink is a young man with a lot to prove and a good heart/5(9). Mike Fink, American keelboatman of the Old West, who became the legendary hero of the American tall tale. As a youth Fink won fame as a marksman and Indian scout around Fort Pitt.

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Mike Fink was the best keelboater on the river, and he was the first to ad /5. Mike Fink, the larger-than-life hero of American folklore, was the most daring and rugged frontiersman on any American river.

In zesty prose and exuberant pictures, Steven Kellogg captures all the fun and adventure from Mike's beginning as a runaway, when he was two days old, until he was King of the Keelboatmen.

Mike Fink was king of the keelboatmen -- the strongest, rowdiest bunch of fellows ever to work on the Mississippi. Mike was a whole lot more than a keelboater -- yes, sir.

He was a crack shot and the best grizzly and gator wrestler on the river. Mike Fink, the larger-than-life hero of one of America's favorite tall tales, was the most daring and rugged frontiersman on any American river.A runaway at two days old, Mike eventually grew up to be King of the Keelboatmen--the strong, rowdy men who floated cargo downriver to New Orleans and poled their heavy boats back against the current.3/5(5).

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He was a crack shot and the best grizzly and gator wrestler on the river. They don't make 'em like Mike these days 4/4(1). Mike Fink was king of the keelboatmen -- the strongest, rowdiest bunch of fellows ever to work on the Mississippi.

Mike was a whole lot more than a keelboater -- yes, sir. He was a crack shot and. Mike Fink, a character in early Western history, whose well-authenticated performances were so remarkable as to appear rather the creations of fancy than actual occurrences, was a native of Pittsburg, had little education and made ridicule of what he had.

He used to spell his name Micke Phinck and he loved to affect the extremes of barbarous jargon that. Todd Michael Fink is a Christ-Centered Pastor, Author, Speaker, and Teacher. He is the founder and director of Go Missions to Mexico Ministries.

Get this from a library. Mike Fink. [Stephen Krensky] -- Relates the deeds of the frontiersman who became the King of the Keelboatmen on the Mississippi River.

Michael Finkel is an American journalist and memoirist, who has written the books True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa () and The Stranger in the Woods: The extraordinary story of the last true hermit ().

Career. Finkel was a writer for The New York Times untilwhen he was discovered to have used interviews with multiple people to create a composite. Overall, “Mike Fink” is a fantastic story that really details the adventures of one of the lesser known tall tale heroes in a humorous and adventurous way.

Anyone who wants to check out the fun adventures of Mike Fink or find a good book that is all about Mike Fink, you should definitely give this book a whirl!Occupation: Seller. MIke Fink is a story with lots of surprises and great was able to do many things that seemed impossible.

If you want to read about a boy who was determined to get what he wanted, this is the book for whole class really liked hearing this story/5(2).

Get this from a library. Mike Fink. [Carol Beach York; Ed Parker] -- Relates the extraordinary deeds of the frontiersman who became king of the keelboatmen on. Mike Fink was king of the keelboatmen -- the strongest, rowdiest bunch of fellows ever to work on the Mississippi.

Mike was a whole lot more than a keelboater -- yes, sir. He was a crack shot and the best grizzly and gator wrestler on the river. They don't. Mike Fink: a tall tale by Kellogg, Steven.

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Buy this book Kellogg splashes his customary exuberance across this latest tall tale in the series that includes Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill. Though this is a cleaned-up version of Mike Fink's.The Treachery of Mike Fink. In General Clark’s letter book on Indian Affairs, now in possession of the Kansas Historical Society at Topeka, there is a list of deaths among the Ashley, Smith, Jackson and Sublette parties before The statement says that in Mike Fink shot William Carpenter; that Fink was soon after shot by Levi.In narrative form these adventures of Mike Fink make a swashbuckling book that takes full if conventional advantages of that boatman's fantastic deeds up and down the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.

The tale begins with a glimpse of young Mike as a scout in the days when Pittsburgh was Fort Pitt and then, growing restless, as he decides to move on the Ohio to become a boatman.