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Show Me Missouri and Missourians :  the witty, wistful, whimsical artwork of Larry W. Waterfield.  Cover Image Book Book

Show Me Missouri and Missourians : the witty, wistful, whimsical artwork of Larry W. Waterfield. / Larry W. Waterfield.


From the creative mind of author/journalist/artist Larry Waterfield, Show Me captures the history of Missouri in authentic, full-color poster art. Perfect for early readers and the young at heart, this book captures the spirit of more than 200 years of events, places and personalities in vivid color, each representing a snapshot in time. These original paintings showcase the extremes of the Show Me State―the good and bad, the beautiful and sometimes ugly, and the famous and the unknown―all had a part to play in the development of this wonderful corner of America. Missouri has it all―from busy urban centers to rolling hills and gentle streams that wind their way through small communities. Through Show Me, readers will explore the quaint spaces unique to the region, and learn why more than six million people call this land home. --

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  • ISBN: 1956027386
  • ISBN: 9781956027389
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- motto -- chapter 1: beginning and into the west -- chapter 2: the sweet, the noble, and the little bit of the bitter -- chapter 3: Missourians who made their mark in Old Europe -- military Missouri -- towers, domes, rivers of faith -- chapter 8: Missourians at work -- chapter 9: sporting Missouri -- chapter 10: trains and trams -- chapter 11: Missouri...the peculiar, fetching and droll -- poem "for those who love" -- poem "ancestors" -- epilogue for the Missourians -- about the author
Subject: Art and history.
Missouri > History.

Available copies

  • 57 of 69 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Festus Public. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Festus Public Library.


  • 1 current hold with 69 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Festus Public Library 977.8 Waterfield (Text) 32017000083959 New Adult Books Checked out 06/13/2023

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