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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
$32.99

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
$39.99
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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
$19.99

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
$22.95

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
$39.99
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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
$29.99
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
$39.99

The Northern Lights

Lighthouse of the Upper Great Lakes

Charles K. Hyde
Color Photographs by Ann and John Mahan

Hardback
Published: May 1995
ISBN: 9780814325544
$34.99

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
$24.99

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
$24.99

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
$24.99
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
$23.99

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