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2 edition of Stories of the Great lakes found in the catalog.

Stories of the Great lakes

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Published by The Century co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementretold from St. Nicholas.
SeriesGeographical stories retold from St. Nicholas magazine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ5.S15 Stg
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 185 p.
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6988261M
LC Control Number07029582
OCLC/WorldCa4297220

  2. In the book’s opening, Egan writes that more than any ordinary lake, each of the Great Lakes “can hold all the mysteries of an ocean, and then some.”. The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas is the definitive book about the history, nature, and science of these remarkable lakes at the heart of North America. From the geological forces that formed them and the industrial atrocities that nearly destroyed them, to the greatest environmental success stories of our time.

  A paranormal documentary about the Greats Lakes surronding Northern Michigan with supposed spirits in the Straits of Mackinaw, the . Animal Tracks of the Great Lakes by Ian Sheldon. Edmonton: Lone Pine, A Fully Accredited Ocean: Essays on the Great Lakes by Victoria Brehm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press The Great Lakes: Stories from Where We Live by Sara St Antoine. Minneapolis, Minn.: Milkweed Editions, Paddle to the Sea. Written and.

  There are stories in Unwin's book suggesting that the dragon was involved with the Edmund Fitzgerald tragedy. There is a belief among many that the creature lives in caves below the surface of Lake Superior. There are stories about the dragon snatching children from the shore and causing storms when angry. The Great Lakes Marine Collection includes books, photographs, articles, ship files, log books, vessel plans, wreck reports and more, documenting vessels that sailed the Great Lakes. The collection achieved international renown when noted local expert Herman Runge bequeathed his entire marine collection to the library in


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He wrote for The Blade (Toledo, Ohio) fromand for The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio) from Boyer specialized in feature-length narratives of life aboard Great Lakes lake freighters, often concentrating on stories of mystery and disaster.5/5(5).

This is a wonderful Stories of the Great lakes book of articles you'd have a hard time tracking down on your own. I checked it out of my library as research for my Fitz book, and besides several useful articles on Great Lakes shipping, discovered a wonderful article on the construction of the World's Fairgrounds, to boot (plus several backwoods hunting/fishing articles, which I'll probably enjoy /5.

Tales of the Great Lakes: Stories from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin [Oppel, Frank] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tales of the Great Lakes: Stories from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin/5(4).

Egan’s book is bursting with life (and yes, death)." —Robert Moor, New York Times Book Review. The Great Lakes—Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior—hold 20 percent of the world’s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans/5(6).

The Great Lakes Books Series specializes in books of regional interest and importance to Michigan and the entire Great Lakes region. Inaugurated in to honor Michigan's sesquicentennial, the series currently includes titles on Michigan and regional history, the Upper Peninsula, military history, the Great Lakes and maritime history.

Great Lakes Ghost Stories Haunted Tales Past & Present. by Wes Oleszewski. One of the Great Lakes best storytellers does it again in this, his ninth book. Ghost stories passed to the author by others, researched and retold. The stories are sure to grab your. attention.

Softbound, /2" x /2", pages. Item No. AB, ISBN: Great Lakes Ghost Stories: Haunted Tales of Past and Present by Wes Oleszewski is a good book for history buffs, particularly those with an interest in Great Lakes shipping. I acquired this book on our last trip to Door County, at the Door County Maritime Museum in Gill's Rock, WI/5.

The stories of the North American Great Lakes run deep. Dip into ‘The Death and Life of the Great Lakes’ by Dan Egan. The SciFri Book Club wraps its month-long investigation of the Great Lakes with questions about the future of the ecosystems’ recovery. On February 20th in. Genre/Form: Fiction History Juvenile works Specimens Juvenile fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: St.

Nicholas (New York, N.Y.). Stories of the Great lakes. The Great Lakes / W.S. Harwood --Life-savers, old and young / Gustav Kobbé --Niagara / Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer --The life-savers' ride of a hundred miles / Worth G. Ross --A little white steamer, a man in gray, and twenty thousand ships / Howard F.

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Donna Kashian. Our number, If you want to phone in, you can also tweet us at @scifri. Tell us about what concerns you about the Great Lakes and reading the : Charles Bergquist. Some great stories, and the author does a great job of taking you back to another time on the lakes, but the book gets pretty repetitive after awhile, and in places seems to be just a very long list of wrecks.

Not sure it's a fault of the style or just the subject matter. Read full review4/5(3). The Salvager is a narrative history of Great Lakes shipping disasters of – and the life story of Captain Thomas Reid.

Using the records of the Reid Wrecking and Towing Company as well as Reid’s personal letters, here are the stories of the maritime disasters and wrecking adventures that followed, and of those waiting on shore for their loved ones. Our April pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This” is Dan Egan’s “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes.

An alarming account of the “slow-motion catastrophe” facing the world’s largest freshwater system. Based on 13 years of reporting for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, this exhaustively detailed examination of the Great Lakes reveals the extent to which tsquare-mile natural resource has been exploited for two main culprits have.

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, Egan’s first book and the winner of the Graduate School of Journalism’s J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award, is full of stories like this one: head-slapping moments of human error, with a whiff of hubris.

At the same time, the book emphasizes the difficulty of foreseeing the potentially dire. The stories that come down from them begins our strange tales of the Great Lakes. Monsters Charles Cassady Jr. relates many native American Legends in his Paranormal Great Lakes (a book that covers all of the subjects listed in.

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