Welcome to  author and adventurer Rinker Buck’s Flatboat Patience travel journal  After completing  his epic journey from Elizabeth Pennsylvania to New Orleans in the 1800th century replica Flatboat "Patience" Rinker will begin writing his next book about the history of the great American rivers and the flatboats that made the global economy possible. Many of you know Rinker’s last book, The New York Times number 1 best seller The Oregon Trail A New American Journey. This trip down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers on the Patience is a fitting next volume in Rinker’s unique style of combining history with a modern day travel journal.

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Flatboat Patience On Ohio River with Jay. Photo by Dan Corjulo

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Author and Patience Captain Rinker Buck

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Rinker Buck at helm Flatboat Patience Photo By Dan Corjulo

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