Cynthia Barnett is the author of three books on water including “Rain: A Natural and Cultural History.” She is environmental journalist in residence at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications.
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Sunday, September 10, 2017
Nature Isn't On a Rampage. That Would Be Us.
In 1927, as the muddy waters of the Mississippi River began to recede from what was then the deadliest storm-related flood in American history, blues musicians wailed their sorrow and rage. Blind Lemon Jefferson recorded his “Rising High Water Blues” that May: Children stand there screamin: Mama we...