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Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes

Tales of courage -- and cowardice

by Cheryl MacDonald

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list price: $7.95
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category: History
published: Feb 2011
ISBN:9781552777886
imprint: Amazing Stories
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We all know that ships have been lost on the oceans, but how many of us are aware that over 6,000 ships have gone to a watery grave on Canada's Great Lakes? Cheryl MacDonald's new book recounts the the most unforgettable disasters on the Great Lakes, from the sinking of LaSalle's Frontenac in 1678 to the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975.

About the Author

Cheryl MacDonald wrote, co-authored, or edited nearly 40 books on Canadian history in her over 30-year career. Her articles appeared in Harrowsmith, Canadian Living, The Beaver, the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, New York Daily News and numerous other publications. She contributed to the best-selling book Chronicle of Canada, and is the author of fourteen books in Lorimer's Amazing Stories collection. In 2012 she received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her work researching and promoting Canadian local history. Cheryl died in fall 2016 after a long battle with cancer.

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Contributor Notes

CHERYL MACDONALD has been writing on historical topics for nearly 30 years. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines, including The Beaver and Maclean's, and she has written a number of books, mostly relating various aspects of southern Ontario history. Cheryl holds history degrees from the University of Waterloo and McMaster University and is currently pursuing graduate studies. A grandmother of two, she lives on a large rural property close to Lake Erie about 90 minutes west of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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