Contents: Colonial lights -- Casualties of war -- Lights of a new nation -- Economy above all -- Europeans take the lead -- The "rule of ignorant and incompetent men" -- Brighter lights -- "Everything being recklessly broken" -- From board to service -- Keepers and their lives -- Lighthouse heroes -- Marvels of engineering -- And construction -- Of birds and eggs -- A cruel wind -- The new keepers --...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 387.155 Dolin
Summary: "The best-selling author of Black Flags, Blue Waters reclaims the daring freelance sailors who proved essential to the winning of the Revolutionary War. The heroic story of the founding of the U.S. Navy during the Revolution has been told before, yet missing from most maritime histories of America's first war is the ragtag fleet of private vessels, from 20-foot whaleboats to 40-cannon...
Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2022
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 Dolin
Summary: Traces the rise and fall of the American fur industry, beginning with Dutch traders in the early 1600s through the conservation movement in the late nineteenth century and explains how the animal skin trade damaged the lives of Native Americans.
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010