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Surrounding™ the Kentucky River, from its Beginning to its End!” is now available!

“Surrounding™ the Kentucky River from its Beginning to its End.” Three years in the making, 438 pages, 13 waterway maps, 17 pen and ink sketches, and 21 pictures. Hardback and soft back editions published by Bareham Tsuga Press®.

The Manuscript is at Ingram Printers right now! Many of my followers have taken advantage of my preprint offer to buy a copy and have it sent out at no additional cost of postage. And signed of course! So if you are interested in obtaining a copy and taking advantage of my free postage offer, send me an email at

And thank you!



About Author

Ronald R. Van Stockum, Jr. is a lawyer, teacher, biologist, writer, guitarist, and recently an actor living on his family's old farm in Shelbyville, Kentucky. He has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Santa Clara University, and a Masters and PhD. in Biology from the University of Louisville. He also has his Juris Doctorate in Law from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. He practices law from offices in Shelbyville, Kentucky concentrating his legal practice in environmental law. His biologic research is in historical phytogeography. Dr. Van Stockum, Jr. has published numerous books, articles, and short stories in the areas of law, science, and creative writing. most of his 24 titles are available on this site and Amazon with many on Kindle and Audible!

1 Comment

  • Virginia Meagher
    January 29, 2023 at 1:37 pm

    Amazing! While the rest of your classmates like me were struggling mightily to get our law degree, you were happily getting your law degree plus biology PhD. Your contributions to the world are notable! Live on, Renaissance Man!


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