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Beyond the Windswept Dunes

The Story of Maritime Muskegon

Elizabeth B. Sherman

The first book to document the maritime history of the port city Muskegon combining historical detail and good storytelling.

Paperback
Published: June 2003
ISBN: 9780814331279
eBOOK
Published: June 2003
ISBN: 9780814340011
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Windjammers

Songs of the Great Lakes Sailors

Ivan H. Walton
Joe Grimm

A collection of stories, lyrics, music and folklore centered on the Great Lakes.

Paperback
Published: February 2002
ISBN: 9780814329979

Wildflowers of the Western Great Lakes Region

James R. Wells, Frederick W. Case Jr., & T. Lawrence Mellichamp

Study of more than 270 wildflower species to be found in the states surrounding the western Great Lakes as well as southern Ontario.

Hardback
Published: November 2001
ISBN: 9780877370420

Schooner Passage

Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier

Theodore J. Karamanski

Schooner Passage is a history of some of the magnificent sailing vessels and their role in maritime trade along Lake Michigan.

Hardback
Published: January 2001
ISBN: 9780814329115
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Mail by the Pail

By Colin Bergel
Illustrated by Mark Koenig

A delightful story that illustrates the mail delivery system for Great Lakes freighters.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: October 2000
ISBN: 9780814328903

The Women's Great Lakes Reader

Victoria Brehm

Native stories and writings by women pioneers, travelers, and working women from the Great Lakes.

Paperback
Published: January 2000
ISBN: 9780970260604

Tin Stackers

The History of the Pittsburgh Steamship Company

Al Miller

Tin Stackers tells its story of the role of the U.S. Steel Corporation’s largest commercial fleet.

Hardback
Published: July 1999
ISBN: 9780814328323
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A Sailor's Logbook

A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters

Mark L. Thompson

A firsthand account of life aboard the ships of the Great Lakes.

Paperback
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814328446
eBOOK
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814340905

Huron

The Seasons of a Great Lake

Napier Shelton

Huron is pleasurable reading for any student of natural history or the Great Lakes region, or for anyone who has ever spent time at a summer cottage or wished to do so.

eBOOK
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814336489

Rum Running and the Roaring Twenties

Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Waterway

Philip P. Mason

In Rumrunning and the Roaring Twenties, Philip P. Mason provides a fascinating look at the excesses and failures of Prohibition in the United States, and specifically in Michigan.

Hardback
Published: December 1995
ISBN: 9780814325834

The Northern Lights

Lighthouse of the Upper Great Lakes

Charles K. Hyde
Color Photographs by Ann and John Mahan

The Northern Lights captures the beauty, history, and significance of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, and illuminates the rich maritime history of the region.

Hardback
Published: May 1995
ISBN: 9780814325544

Life on the Great Lakes

A Wheelsman’s Story

Fred W. Dutton
Edited by William Donohue Ellis

Fred Dutton’s fascinating account captures the flavor of working on Great Lakes ships in the early twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: February 1991
ISBN: 9780814322611

Danny and the Boys

Being Some Legends of Hungry Hollow

Robert Traver

Robert Traver captures the genuine flavor of backwoods life in this story recounting the escapades of Danny and his four croonies.

Paperback
Published: November 1987
ISBN: 9780814319284

The Late, Great Lakes

An Environmental History

William Ashworth

The Late, Great Lakes is a powerful indictment of man's carelessness, ignorance, and apathy toward the Great Lakes.

Paperback
Published: May 1987
ISBN: 9780814318874
eBOOK
Published: May 1987
ISBN: 9780814339985

Freshwater Fury

Yarns and Reminiscences of the Greatest Storm in Inland Navigation

by Frank Barcus
Foreword by Rachelle Barcus Warren

Freshwater Fury is the first comprehensive history of the Great Storm.

Paperback
Published: October 1986
ISBN: 9780814318287

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