Rich in history, lore, and culture, "Allagash River Towboat" portrays a colorful side of Maine's history and provides readers a glimpse of the life of Maine rivermen in the 1930's. In this story, eleven-year-old Ben tales the trip of a lifetime when he accompanies his uncle Horace on one of the last towboat trips up Maine's wild Allagash River. An exciting adventure to be enjoyed be readers of all ages. Pencil illustrations throughout. Paperback. 130 pgs.