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Mike Fink A tall tale by Kellogg, Steven.

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Published by Scholastic .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7541492M
ISBN 100590473522
ISBN 109780590473521

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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. Later, when keelboats became the chief vessels of commerce on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, he became “the king of. View the profiles of people named Mike Fink. Join Facebook to connect with Mike Fink and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share. 16 results for Books: Mike Fink. Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. Free Shipping by Amazon. Book 1. by Mike Fink | Nov 2, Paperback $ $ Get it as soon as Thu, Feb FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Mike Fink book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 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).   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 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 . Dr. 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.