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Michigan's Lakes & Mackinac Island

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXGLK47

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Moon Handbook Michigan

USM04
Tina Lassen
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
440
1612387497
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guidebook features traveling information on the Great Lakes and the Upper Peninsula regions of Michigan.
$19.99

Michigan Map

USM188
Rand McNally Maps
Rand McNally
2012
1
0528992163
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy, easy-to-fold state map.
$7.95

Detroit, A Biography

USM190
Scott Martelle
Chicago Review Press
2012
156976526X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Former Detroit News reporter Martell traces the history of the once-great city from remote fur trading outpost to agricultural and industrial center through to its current beleaguered state.
$24.95

Michigan, A History of the Wolverine State

USM85
Willis F. Dunbar
Aa Balkema
1995
784
0802870554
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The third edition of the standard textbook history of Michiga, covering from prehistoric times to the mid-1990s.
$41.00

Pandora's Locks, The Opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway

CND390
Jeff Alexander
Michigan State Univ Press
2011
431
0870138723
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This detailed history of the St. Lawrence Seaway, which opened in 1959, focuses on the engineering feat's often devastating environmental effects.
$19.95

Schooner Passage, Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier

GLK31
Theodore J. Karamanski
Columbia University Press
2001
262
081432911X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of the Lake Michigan schooner trade.
$39.95

The Long Ships Passing, The Story of the Great Lakes

GLK27
Walter Havighurst
University of Minnesota Press
2002
368
0816640149
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A vivid popular history of the Great Lakes, rich in anecdote, incident and drama. Havighurst recounts the early days of ships and shipping on the Great Lakes from the time of the early French voyageurs through the industrialization of the region at the tu
$17.95

The War That Made America, A Short History of the French and Indian War

USA157
Fred Anderson
Penguin Putnam
2006
320
0143038044
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Anderson (Crucible of War) illuminates relations between the Indians, French and British in 18th-century North America.
$19.00

Lake Country, A Series of Journeys

USM05
Kathleen Stocking
University of Michigan Press
1994
245
0472065165
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this second collection of 21 essays, Stocking writes with great affection and enthusiasm for her native Michigan. Themes of spirituality, nature and humanity permeate her reflections on Michigan's wildlife, small towns, local residents and the college
$19.95

North Country, A Personal Journey

CND02
Howard Frank Mosher
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
260
0395901391
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Mosher captures the spirit of the north in this wonderfully wrought portrait of borderland places and personalities.
$15.95

The Living Great Lakes

GLK33
Jerry Dennis
Griffin Publishing
2004
296
0312331037
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Jerry Dennis, known for his writing on fly-fishing and canoeing, interweaves observation, anecdote and history in this tale of the lakes and his month-long voyage aboard the schooner Malabar.
$16.99

Uncommon Friends, Life With Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel, & Charles Lindbergh

USM189
James D. Newton
Marine Publishing
1989
0156926202
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Newton engagingly recalls a lifetime of friendship with five giants of the 20th century. With a foreword by Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
$17.95

The Nick Adams Stories

USM195
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
1981
268
0684169401
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hemingway recalls the Michigan of his boyhood summers and his own life as a child, adolescent, soldier and parent in this collection of related tales.
$16.00

Great Lakes Wildlife

GLK26
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
158355095X
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated fold-out card illustrates almost 150 animals in the Great Lakes region.
$7.95

Mammals of the Great Lakes Region

GLK16
James F. Parnell (Photographer), Allen Kurta, Scott A. Schwemmin (Illustrator)
University of Michigan Press
1995
376
0472064975
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A detailed, photographic reference manual to the mammals of the Great Lakes region.
$18.95

Detroit, A Biography

USM190
Scott Martelle
Chicago Review Press
2012
156976526X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Former Detroit News reporter Martell traces the history of the once-great city from remote fur trading outpost to agricultural and industrial center through to its current beleaguered state.
$24.95

Michigan, A History of the Wolverine State

USM85
Willis F. Dunbar
Aa Balkema
1995
784
0802870554
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The third edition of the standard textbook history of Michiga, covering from prehistoric times to the mid-1990s.
$41.00

Pandora's Locks, The Opening of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway

CND390
Jeff Alexander
Michigan State Univ Press
2011
431
0870138723
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This detailed history of the St. Lawrence Seaway, which opened in 1959, focuses on the engineering feat's often devastating environmental effects.
$19.95

Schooner Passage, Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier

GLK31
Theodore J. Karamanski
Columbia University Press
2001
262
081432911X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of the Lake Michigan schooner trade.
$39.95

The Long Ships Passing, The Story of the Great Lakes

GLK27
Walter Havighurst
University of Minnesota Press
2002
368
0816640149
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A vivid popular history of the Great Lakes, rich in anecdote, incident and drama. Havighurst recounts the early days of ships and shipping on the Great Lakes from the time of the early French voyageurs through the industrialization of the region at the tu
$17.95

The War That Made America, A Short History of the French and Indian War

USA157
Fred Anderson
Penguin Putnam
2006
320
0143038044
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Anderson (Crucible of War) illuminates relations between the Indians, French and British in 18th-century North America.
$19.00

Lake Country, A Series of Journeys

USM05
Kathleen Stocking
University of Michigan Press
1994
245
0472065165
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this second collection of 21 essays, Stocking writes with great affection and enthusiasm for her native Michigan. Themes of spirituality, nature and humanity permeate her reflections on Michigan's wildlife, small towns, local residents and the college
$19.95

North Country, A Personal Journey

CND02
Howard Frank Mosher
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
260
0395901391
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Mosher captures the spirit of the north in this wonderfully wrought portrait of borderland places and personalities.
$15.95

The Living Great Lakes

GLK33
Jerry Dennis
Griffin Publishing
2004
296
0312331037
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Jerry Dennis, known for his writing on fly-fishing and canoeing, interweaves observation, anecdote and history in this tale of the lakes and his month-long voyage aboard the schooner Malabar.
$16.99

Uncommon Friends, Life With Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel, & Charles Lindbergh

USM189
James D. Newton
Marine Publishing
1989
0156926202
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Newton engagingly recalls a lifetime of friendship with five giants of the 20th century. With a foreword by Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
$17.95

The Nick Adams Stories

USM195
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
1981
268
0684169401
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hemingway recalls the Michigan of his boyhood summers and his own life as a child, adolescent, soldier and parent in this collection of related tales.
$16.00

Great Lakes Wildlife

GLK26
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
158355095X
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated fold-out card illustrates almost 150 animals in the Great Lakes region.
$7.95

Mammals of the Great Lakes Region

GLK16
James F. Parnell (Photographer), Allen Kurta, Scott A. Schwemmin (Illustrator)
University of Michigan Press
1995
376
0472064975
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A detailed, photographic reference manual to the mammals of the Great Lakes region.
$18.95

More Books

Northeast to Great Lakes Map

USE492
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2012
2
3866093217
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy laminated regional map includes more detailed inset maps of New York, Boston and Washington D.C.
$9.95

Great Lakes Trees and Wildflowers

GLK25
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551263
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated fold-out reference illustrates almost 150 plants in the Great Lakes region.
$7.95

Great Lakes Birds

GLK24
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583550925
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This fold-out reference illustrates almost 150 species in the Great Lakes region. Laminated and pocket-sized, it's a handy item to take along in the field.
$7.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

More Books

Northeast to Great Lakes Map

USE492
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2012
2
3866093217
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy laminated regional map includes more detailed inset maps of New York, Boston and Washington D.C.
$9.95

The Great Lakes

GLK43
Wayne Grady
Douglas & McIntyre
2011
320
1553658043
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Wayne Grady showcases the nature and ecology of the Great Lakes, hub of industry and agriculture and home to 40 million people, in this illustrated portrait of the region, including its geological formation, conservation challenges, forests and resources.
$29.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

Great Lakes Trees and Wildflowers

GLK25
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551263
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated fold-out reference illustrates almost 150 plants in the Great Lakes region.
$7.95

Great Lakes Birds

GLK24
Raymond Leung (Illustrator), James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583550925
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This fold-out reference illustrates almost 150 species in the Great Lakes region. Laminated and pocket-sized, it's a handy item to take along in the field.
$7.95