Event date: 
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Event Location

Avid Bookshop and the University of Georgia Press present Joe Cook for his book, Oconee River User's Guide. This event will take place on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 6:30-7:30pm at our Prince Avenue location and is free and open to the public. We encourage you to purchase a copy of the book to get it signed by the author!

You can purchase this event book online from Avid Bookshop here


In the Oconee River User's Guide, both novice and experienced water sports enthusiasts will find all the information required to enjoy the river, including detailed maps, put in and take out suggestions, fishing and camping locations, mile-by-mile points of interest, and an illustrated guide to the animals and plants commonly seen in and around the river. Day trippers will enjoy Joe Cook's fascinating description of the cultural and natural heritage of this richly diverse waterway.

The book includes: an introduction and overview of the river
chapters describing each river section with detailed maps and notes on river access and points of interest, a compact natural history guide featuring species of interest found along Georgia's river, notes on safety and boating etiquette, a fishing primer, and notes on organizations working to protect the river.


Joe Cook works with the Coosa River Basin Initiative and is the coordinator of Georgia River Network's annual Paddle Georgia event. His photography has been widely published, and he is the coauthor with Monica Cook of River Song: A Journey Down the Chattahoochee and Apalachicola Rivers.

Oconee River User's Guide (Georgia River Network Guidebooks #6) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780820353913
Availability: In our warehouse - should ship in 5-7 business days.
Published: University of Georgia Press - April 1st, 2019