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Lighthouses of the Great Lakes: Your Guide to the Region's Historic Lighthouses (Pictorial Discovery Guide)
Synopses & Reviews
Join Todd R. Berger and Daniel E. Dempster on a tour of the lighthouses of the Great Lakes! This lavishly-illustrated book details the fascinating history of such popular lighthouses as Split Rock, Sandusky, Big Sable Point, Old Mackinac Point Light, and Marblehead Light. Bergers lively stories about lighthouse keepers and their families, horrific storms, and even encounters with ghosts, round out the narrative, which is complemented by stunning photography that brings the lighthouses to life. Included are images of lights in a variety of light and weather—plus photographs that bring you inside the structures. Traveling the area is easy with a comprehensive appendix that lists all the current lighthouses. Daniel E. Dempster has photographed lighthouses, landscapes, equines, canines, and other subjects. His images have graced the pages of calendars, books, and other publications.
Book News Annotation:
Illustrated with genuinely beautiful photographs of the interior and exterior of the many lighthouses of the Great Lakes, this volume provides a lively history of the lighthouses, the keepers who worked in them, the development of the structures themselves, and the ample lore associated with them. Includes an annotated summary of all the structures. 9.75x11.25<">.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From Gibraltar Point Light to the Mistaken Lighthouse of Michigan Island, this pictorial takes readers on a historical tour of the 312 lighthouses of the Great Lakes. 125 photos, some in color.
About the Author
Daniel E. Dempster’s photographs of lighthouses, landscapes, equines, canines, and many other subjects have appeared in numerous calendars, books, and other publications.
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