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 Lakese from the sinking of LaSalle's Frontenac in 1678 to the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975.
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.