“The Gulf of Mexico; A Maritime History”
Author: John S. Sledge
Publisher: The University of South Carolina Press
Price: $ 29.99 (Hardcover)
John Sledge, architectural historian for the city of Mobile, began publishing books with a rather narrow focus. He wrote on subjects such as Mobile cemeteries and Mobile ironworks. More recently he published a collection of literary columns from the “Mobile Press Register,” a study of the Mobile River and now, a history of the Gulf of Mexico and a summary of all that has happened in, on and around it.