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Great Lakes folklore : legends of the five sisters

Author: Charles Cassady, Jr.
Publisher: Antglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing Ltd., ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Superior. Michigan. Huron. Erie. Ontario. The Great Lakes have borne Native Americans, explorers, immigrants, bandits and entrepreneurs. Over the years the lake have inspired great tales of life on and around the water. What secrets do the Five Sisters hold deep? Cassady introduces you to the saga and tragedy of maritime ships; notorious lake monsters; and battles on and around the lakes.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Cassady, Jr.
ISBN: 9780764344800 0764344803
OCLC Number: 844461422
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Flight of the Griffin --
What we talk about when we talk about Oliver Hazard Perry --
The Success --
the ship that lived for shame --
On the cruelty of numbers --
Ghosts in the marine --
Monstrous tales, or How to explain your dragon --
--
In the land of submarines --
Afterword: The underwater panther and the thunderbirds of Lake Superior / by Lois Beardslee --
Lost on the Lady Elgin --
Where is John Maynard? --
Minnie Quay.
Responsibility: Charles Cassady, Jr.

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Superior. Michigan. Huron. Erie. Ontario. The Great Lakes have borne Native Americans, explorers, immigrants, bandits and entrepreneurs. Over the years the lake have inspired great tales of life on and around the water. What secrets do the Five Sisters hold deep? Cassady introduces you to the saga and tragedy of maritime ships; notorious lake monsters; and battles on and around the lakes.

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