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Little Traverse Bay, Past and Present

Michael R. Federspiel
With contemporary photographs by Rebecca Zeiss

Uses historic and contemporary images to trace the region’s evolution to a modern-day tourist destination.

Hardback
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814338193
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814338209
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Making Callaloo in Detroit

Stories by Lolita Hernandez

Stories of hope and quirky survival in the city of Detroit colored by Caribbean culture and memory.

Paperback
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814339695
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814339701

Father Abraham's Children

Michigan Episodes in the Civil War

Frank B. Woodford
New Foreword by Arthur M. Woodford

Collects anecdotes, legends, stories, and reminiscences of Civil War veterans from a wide variety of written sources and personal interviews, in paperback for the first time.

Paperback
Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780814339572
$26.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780814339589
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"Old Slow Town"

Detroit during the Civil War

Paul Taylor

Details Detroit's tumultuous social, political, and military history during the Civil War.

Hardback
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814336038
$36.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339305
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Arsenal of Democracy

The American Automobile Industry in World War II

Charles K. Hyde

Examines the role of the American automobile industry in producing vehicles, weapons, and other war products during World War II.

Hardback
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339510
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780814339527
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The Way North

Collected Upper Peninsula New Works

Edited by Ron Riekki

A stunning collection of previously unpublished works that provide snapshots of life in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Paperback
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338650
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338667
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Living Together

Short Stories and a Novella by Gloria Whelan

New from National Book Award-winner Gloria Whelan, stories that explore the unexpected and sometimes amazing ways we live together.

Paperback
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814338964
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2013
ISBN: 9780814338971
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Michigan's Historic Railroad Stations

Michael H. Hodges

A photographic survey of 31 railroad stations around the state of Michigan with architectural observations and short histories of each.

Hardback
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814334836
$39.95
eBOOK
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814338124
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Detroit's Historic Places of Worship

Compiled and edited by Marla O. Collum, Barbara E. Krueger, and Dorothy Kostuch
Photographs by Dirk Bakker
With a Foreword by John Gallagher

A vibrantly photographed historical survey of significant Detroit houses of worship.

Hardback
Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814334249
$44.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814338117

The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michigan

A Quaternary and Recent Faunal Adventure

By J. Alan Holman

A comprehensive look at Michigan amphibians and reptiles from ancient times to present.

Hardback
Published: May 2012
ISBN: 9780814332399
$50.00
eBOOK
Published: May 2012
ISBN: 9780814337134

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

People, Law, and Politics

David Gardner Chardavoyne

A chronological history of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, from its beginnings in the 1830s to the present.

Hardback
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814334614
$44.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814337202

Geology and Landscape of Michigan's Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Vicinity

William L. Blewett

A fully illustrated field guide to the geology and scenery of northern Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and vicinity.

Paperback
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814334416
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814336168

Lake Superior Profiles

People on the Big Lake

John Gagnon

Introduces readers to ordinary, offbeat, and interesting people living on and around Lake Superior.

Paperback
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814336281
$26.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814336298

To Embroider the Ground with Prayer

Poems by Teresa J. Scollon

A beautiful meditation on grief, memory, and the seasons of life.

Paperback
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336205
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336212

The World of a Few Minutes Ago

Stories by Jack Driscoll

Stories in the realistic tradition of lives overlooked, voices unheard, and characters trying to overcome and transcend confining circumstances.

Paperback
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336120
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336137
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Ghost Writers

Us Haunting Them, Contemporary Michigan Literature

Edited by Keith Taylor and Laura Kasischke

Tales of the ghostly and supernatural by some of Michigan’s finest fiction writers.

Paperback
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814334744
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814335949

The Stooges

Head On, A Journey through the Michigan Underground

Brett Callwood
Foreword by Alice Cooper
Afterword by Glenn Danzig

The story of seminal Ann Arbor punk rock band the Stooges, told through original interviews with the band members and associates.

Paperback
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814334843
$21.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814337103

Iron Will

Cleveland-Cliffs and the Mining of Iron Ore, 1847-2006

Terry S. Reynolds and Virginia P. Dawson

The history of Cleveland-Cliffs, a company that played a key role in iron mining development in the Lake Superior region.

Hardback
Published: April 2011
ISBN: 9780814335116
$46.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2011
ISBN: 9780814336434

In Which Brief Stories Are Told

Phillip Sterling

Brief encounters with the suffering and triumphs of characters living in northern Michigan by Phillip Sterling.

Paperback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335079
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335352

Bay View

An American Idea

By Mary Jane Doerr
Photographs by Robert Cleveland

A history of the National Historic Landmark Bay View, a Chautauqua on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Hardback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9781886167315
$29.95

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