Books tagged: great lakes

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From Paradise to Hell
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 87,290. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016 by Black Bed Sheet Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From motorcycle zombies to enigmatic vampires, bloodthirsty beasts, vengeful specters, “skinwalkers,” hauntings, killer Walking Dolls to ghost stories straight from the author's past, let author Tom Sawyer take you on an exciting and perilous road trip/exploration of the darker shadows of the otherwise “Pleasant Peninsula” of the Great Lakes: Michigan!
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
Life with Big Green: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why is the environmental movement so ineffective? Here is an insider’s poignant look at his life with one of the biggest environmental organizations in the U.S. After a 30-year relationship with the National Wildlife Federation, including 13 years on its staff, the author learned why environmental groups will never save the earth, however noble their intent.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
With a steadfastly contrarian sensibility and a lively appreciation of both the profound and the absurd, Tom Pamperin sets out with his cantankerous sidekick Jagular (a fourteen-foot sailboat he built from cheap plywood, a 2x4 mast, and a $20 tarp for a sail) on a series of sail and oar (mis)adventures ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.
After the Last Day
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 432,340. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Alternative history
(4.50)
The world descends into murderous chaos after a global economic disaster. This is the story of progressive people in the Great Lakes basin banding together to survive. Resisting evil dictatorship and internal dissent, they struggle to create local territories that promise a livable future unencumbered by the shadows of the past.
14 Fun Facts About Niagara Falls: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Niagara Falls is one of the most recognized landmarks in the US and Canada. Millions visit every year. While you may recognize this landmark, how much do you really know about it? Find out: How many waterfalls make up Niagara Falls? How much water goes over the Falls every second? How much of the water in the Niagara River goes over the falls? Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00)
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
Bare Naked Wayne
Price: Free! Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tell-all self-portrait of a private man, chronicling the author's quest for truth, love, and purpose in life. Stories include: "Growing Up with Jesus," "God Sends Maggots," "Thank God for LSD," "Tom Washington Shit in My Hat," "I Burn Miss Utah at the Stake," "Saving the Great Lakes," "I Wore Abbie Hoffman's Coat," and his sordid tale of life as the sixth husband of a white witch.
The Haunting of the Charles F. Campton
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
A ferocious storm in late November 1953 on Lake Michigan tossed and contorted the steamer Charles F. Campton to its limits. The captain and first mate struggled to keep the crew safe in the turbulent waters. They were not alone. Ghosts from the freighter's troubled past emerged, which made the crew’s task in the perilous situation graver.
Picturesque Lighthouses of the Great Lakes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
This is a photo book of some of the picturesque lighthouses of the Great Lakes. It only contains some of them because there are so many; there is no way to put them all in a single book.