Neal Moore


Neal Moore is a world traveler, creative activist and international citizen journalist whose reporting has taken him from night-market meetings with Chinese cyber-dissidents to mountaintop encounters with approaching super typhoons. His stories from North America, Africa and the Far East have appeared in Der Spiegel, and on Headline News, "Anderson Cooper 360" and CNN International. He lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Down the Mississippi Book Speech and Sample Reading
Written by Moore and Cindy Lovell, the book details Moore's five-month journey on the mighty Mississippi River where he collected the stories of the many Americans he met along the way.


Down the Mississippi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
When CNN citizen journalist Neal Moore slid his canoe into the Mississippi River to begin a 2,300-mile odyssey across the middle of the United States, he was doing what every self-respecting Twain-enthusiast wishes to do. He was on The River. And in it. And alongside it. He was in bright sun and harm's way. Neal was attracting characters as they attracted him, and their stories poured forth.

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