Why Missouri Still Hasn’t Gotten Over the 1811 New Madrid Temblor

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Dec. 16 2011 12:12 AM

The Mississippi River Ran Backward

The strange story of the massive 1811-12 New Madrid earthquakes, and why Midwesterners still haven’t gotten over them. 

Curtis Sittenfeld (@csittenfeld) is the author of the novels Prep, American Wife, and Sisterland.