Daylight in the Swamp Book

Daylight in the Swamp


  • Author : Robert W. Wells
  • Publisher : Doubleday Books
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Lumber trade
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015004007731

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Daylight in the Swamp Book Description :

Daylight in the Swamp Book

Daylight in the Swamp


  • Author : William R. Overlease
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Benzie County (Mich.)
  • Pages : 147
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015071294139

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Daylight in the Swamp Book Description :

Daylight in the Swamp Book

Daylight in the Swamp


  • Author : Selwyn H. Dewdney
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 191
  • ISBN 10 : 9781550022513

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Daylight in the Swamp Book Description :

Daylight in the Swamp is the bush memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney, a noted Canadian artist and recorder of native rock art. His two great loves, art and the Canadian north, come together in this book. His respect for native culture and art is reflected in his own work, his insight into native rock art, and his passion for canoeing and the northern experience.The third theme of the book is history spanning the period from 1910 through to the 1970s during which the old north largely vanished. Dewdney was there to record the images of forgotten dreams painted on rocks and cliffs throughout the Canadian Shield. Thanks to these memoirs we are all there to witness these things with Dewdney.

River of Iron Book

River of Iron


  • Author : David Lee
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-08-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9781499042740

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River of Iron Book Description :

HEMATITE AND TALES of streets paved with gold drew boatloads of Europeans to the Marquette Iron Range in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in the late 1800s—including my ancestors. The rugged terrain and savage winters of their new home on the “mountain of iron” threatened their survival, yet they had no chance of returning to The Old County—and they knew it. Some left, but the hardy ones stayed, threw up mining camps and drove mineshafts deep into the granite. They raised families—built churches, railroads, and schools—they created a river of iron that cascaded out of the wilderness. Then the Great Depression struck in 1929 and the river of iron dwindled to a trickle. Without means of support the iron miners and their families persevered against a destroyed economy and fierce winters. This is a tale of how my family survived those tough times. It tells of simple things like collecting water, chopping firewood, and slaughtering hogs, but it is also a template for raising and educating a family on challenging terrain in the midst of poverty.

Tamarack River Ghost Book

Tamarack River Ghost


  • Author : Jerold W. Apps
  • Publisher : University of Wisconsin Pres
  • Release Date : 2012-11-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9780299288839

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Tamarack River Ghost Book Description :

When journalist Josh Wittmore moves from the Illinois bureau of Farm Country News to the newspaper’s national office in Wisconsin, he encounters the biggest story of his young career—just as the paper’s finances may lead to its closure. Josh’s big story is that a corporation that plans to establish an enormous hog farm has bought a lot of land along the Tamarack River in bucolic Ames County. Some of the local residents and officials are excited about the jobs and tax revenues that the big farm will bring, while others worry about truck traffic, porcine aromas, and manure runoff polluting the river. And how would the arrival of a large agribusiness affect life and traditions in this tightly knit rural community of family farmers? Josh strives to provide impartial agricultural reporting, even as his newspaper is replaced by a new Internet-only version owned by a former New York investment banker. And it seems that there may be another force in play: the vengeful ghost of a drowned logger who locals say haunts the valley of the Tamarack River.

The Cat Who Had 14 Tales Book
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

The Cat Who Had 14 Tales


  • Author : Lilian Jackson Braun
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1988-03-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101158326

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The Cat Who Had 14 Tales Book Description :

The New York Times bestselling author of the Cat Who mysteries presents a fantastic collection of feline fiction which includes fourteen short stories about kitties who just can’t keep their whiskers out of trouble... Filled with furballs like a courageous Siamese who bags a cunning cat burglar, a country kitty who proves a stumbling block in a violent murder, and an intuitive feline whose premonition helps solve the case of the missing antiques dealer, this collection will delight cat lovers and mystery aficionados alike! This Collection Includes: Phut Phat Concentrates • Weekend of the Big Puddle • The Fluppie Phenomenon • The Hero of Drummond Street • The Mad Museum Mouser • The Dark One • East Side Story • Tipsy and the Board of Health • A Cat Named Conscience • SuSu and the 8:30 Ghost • Stanley and Spook • A Cat Too Small for His Whiskers • The Sin of Madame Phloi • Tragedy on New Year’s Eve

The Swamp Girl Book

The Swamp Girl


  • Author : H.A. Poff
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2009-09-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 175
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441575722

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The Swamp Girl Book Description :

Orphaned at the age of five months, Lula’s search for her identity takes her from the banks of the Okefenokee Swamp to the Georgia state capital. Along the way Lula finds love and deception that ultimately sends her to prison’s death row to be the first woman executed in that state. In the final desperate hours Father Mc Connor, the prison Priest, discovers a little known law that grants her a stay of execution. During the unraveling of the conspiracy plot Lula learns that she is a French citizen. Lula and her husband David travel to France. They arrive just ahead of the German invasion. David is taken out of the country, but Lula must remain. She takes charge of an exclusive vineyard during the occupation and becomes a vital link in the underground’s effort to smuggle Allied flyers through enemy lines to safety.

The WPA Guide to Kentucky Book

The WPA Guide to Kentucky


  • Author : Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kentucky
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release Date : 1996-09-19
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 489
  • ISBN 10 : 0813108659

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The WPA Guide to Kentucky Book Description :

"One of the first great reference tools on the Commonwealth, this WPA Guide is an important, vital part of our heritage. While it includes brief essays describing Kentucky's history, folklore, education, industry, geology, ethnic mix and other topics, the most remarkable feature is the driving tours that are as accurate today as they were more than half a century ago. Careful annotations give directions, point out historical and tourist sites, describe the country side, and even provide mileage for the drives."

Carpe Diem Book
Score: 3
From 10 Ratings

Carpe Diem


  • Author : Autumn Cornwell
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release Date : 2009-05-26
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466807105

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Carpe Diem Book Description :

In this delightful romantic adventure, a 16-year-old overachiever learns how to seize the day. "I've got my entire life planned out for the next ten years — including my PhD and Pulitzer Prize," claims 16-year-old overachiever Vassar Spore, daughter of overachiever parents, who in true overachiever fashion named her after an elite women's college. Vassar expects her sophomore summer to include AP and AAP (Advanced Advanced Placement) classes. Surprise! Enter a world-traveling relative who sends her plans into a tailspin when she blackmails Vassar's parents into forcing their only child to backpack with her through Southeast Asia. On a journey from Malaysia to Cambodia to the remote jungles of Laos, Vassar sweats, falls in love, hones her outdoor survival skills — and uncovers a family secret that turns her whole world upside-down. Vassar Spore can plan on one thing: she'll never be the same again.

In Good Company Book

In Good Company


  • Author : Bruce Bartling
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2010-01-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450003988

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In Good Company Book Description :

The story in this book is about catching wild salmon on a commercial troller. I somehow managed to get a job fishing when I just turned sixteen. To a sixteen year old boy, this was the adventure of a lifetime. No parents, no fussy school teachers, and a whole new world to explore. Most people weren’t consumed by television in the nineteen fifties, as most people didn’t have television sets. I fell in love with nature during this time. This story tells of things that actually happened and those made up merely to entertain the reader. Which is which? I’ll let you decide.

The Measure of Katie Calloway   Book  1  Book
Score: 4.5
From 22 Ratings

The Measure of Katie Calloway Book 1


  • Author : Serena B. Miller
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2011-10-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441234117

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The Measure of Katie Calloway Book 1 Book Description :

The Civil War has ended, but in Katie Calloway's Georgia home conflict still rages. To protect herself and her young brother from her violent and unstable husband, she flees north, finding anonymity and sanctuary as the cook in a Northwoods lumber camp. The camp owner, Robert Foster, wonders if the lovely woman he's hired has the grit to survive the never-ending work and harsh conditions of a remote pine forest in winter. Katie wonders if she can keep her past a secret from a man she is slowly growing to love. With grace and skill, Serena Miller brings to life a bygone era. From the ethereal, snowy forest and the warm cookstove to the rowdy shanty boys and the jagged edges of the saw, every detail is perfectly rendered, transporting the reader back to the time when pine was king, men were made of iron, and rivers were choked with logs on the way to the sawmills. Readers will have a hard time leaving the Northwoods when they turn the last page.

Chainsaws in the Cathedral Book

Chainsaws in the Cathedral


  • Author : Peter Trower
  • Publisher : Ekstasis Editions
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN 10 : 189686046X

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Chainsaws in the Cathedral Book Description :

Chainsaws in the Cathedral gathers together the finest of Peter Trower's poems about the friendships and dangers of the West Coast logging life. The poems reveal Trower's marvellous tonal range, his ear attuned to the rhythms of the flesh and the wilderness.

Interior Book

Interior


  • Author : Michael Genrich
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2009-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450200158

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Interior Book Description :

A retired FBI agent fi nds himself thrust into the middle of a vicious battle over control of a well-known river and its surrounding lands in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Fictional elements are interjected into actual historical fact to produce a taut thriller that is as current as today's headlines. Sleepy Ontonagon County towns cope with the consequences of the most recent of the many economic disasters to beset them over their lifetimes. Will they dry up and die, or will new development save them? Nature finally takes charge again, which makes that question moot.

Coeur D alene Book

Coeur D alene


  • Author : Linnea Larsson
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2008-07-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN 10 : 9781469107639

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Coeur D alene Book Description :

Coeur dAlene is a city on the north end of Coeur dAlene Lake, a hundred miles from the Canadian border. In 1930, prohibition was in force, and the mines to the east and logging camps to the south were filled with men who were paid on Saturday night and where a fellow was served at a bar if he was tall enough to order across it. Grag Bergman, a widower and father of two, was a banker in Coeur dAlene. Gary Madison brought whiskey across the border from Canada, owned a few clubs, supplied red-light establishments, the police, doctors, lawyers, bankers, and private citizens. This is a story of that special time of probation, of Depression, a time between world wars in that special part of the north Idaho, where homesteads were still new and civilization as we know it today was only a dream.

Children of the Wolf Book

Children of the Wolf


  • Author : Rodman Philbrick
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2014-12-16
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 167
  • ISBN 10 : 9781497685390

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Children of the Wolf Book Description :

When humans rescued the wolf-boy, they were unaware of the danger it would put them in Saved from the werewolves who want him to join them, Gruff is taken in by a family of normal humans. He is fond of Paul and his sister, Kim, remembering the kind of sibling bond he once had with the wolf pups. He tries to behave like a normal boy, eating with utensils and attending school, but he knows there are only a few weeks left before the next full moon and the change he’s bound to endure. Trying to resist the pull of the wereing—the transformation into full werewolf—Gruff must hide when the moon transforms him. But his change is not the only danger that lurks in the small town of Fox Hollow, a place full of people who don’t believe in monsters—even when the monsters lurk among them.

Through Swamp and Glade Book

Through Swamp and Glade


  • Author : Kirk Munroe
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1896
  • Genre: Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B3326478

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Swamp Fox Book

Swamp Fox


  • Author : Gene Ligotti
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2000-04-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 139
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462827626

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Swamp Fox Book Description :

Swamp Fox is the story of a southern revolutionary hero. Francis Marion was a lawyer and a successful plantation owner in South Carolina. He was no longer a young man in 1776. Marion had already served with distinction in the South Carolina militia during the Indian uprisings years before. And yet when his country needed him he answered the call and took up his old position as a major in the militia. The British were sending a fleet of warships against Charles Town and he had volunteered to defend the city. The story, Swamp Fox, begins as Francis constructs a fortress using the only materials available. Even his superiors believe any attempt at defense is futile, but Francis perseveres. The defense of the city is successful, Marion is elevated to the rank of Colonel, and for a period of time the war doesnt seem to impact the south. The story touches upon the elegant life of the wealthy southerners as Marion and Mary are guests at a ball giving in honor of the Marquis de La Fayette upon his arrival in America. Francis begins to get on with his life and proposes marriage to the beautiful Mary Videau. Unfortunately he chooses the very day that Savannah is attacked and falls to the British. The British again turn their attention on Charles Town. On the evening of the attack, all officers meet to finalize their plans and in a freak accident, Francis breaks his ankle and is ordered to go home. Protesting the situation Francis is taken home by Oscar, his plantation overseer and friend since childhood. Oscar, and all the blacks who work on Marions plantation, are freed men and women since Marion is very much against slavery. Charles Town falls to the British and all the American officers are either killed or captured. The British know of Colonel Francis Marion and are searching for him as he is the only remaining American officer in the south. To hide from the British, Francis takes to the swamp with a handful of close friends. From the safety of the swamp, Francis Marion p