The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
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|Number of Pages||:||277 Pages|
A Comprehensive Examination Of The "Fitzgerald" Sinking Robert I. Hedges I first read "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" by Frederick Stonehouse about twenty years ago. I recently saw the thirtieth anniversary edition (2006, hardbound edition) in a bookstore, and decided to revisit the work. I'm glad I did. Stonehouse is a genuine expert on the Great Lakes, and particularly on the shipwrecks in them. A Historic and Haunting tale of Great Lakes Shipping T. L. Needham, Author The first time I heard of a ship called Edmund Fitzgerald was in Gordon Lightfoot's hauntingly lovely ballad of the same name. It captured my heart and left me forever curious of the fate of this ship and the men who rode her down. This book, by Frederick Stonehouse, satisfied my curiosity about the fate of the ship. He is so wel. History in our time Maureen Barnes This history book is a compelling retelling of the sinking of the Fitzgerald in 1975. Although technically lakes, the author states that these 5 bodies of water are really fresh water oceans with all the perils that those types of water present. The book offers post -wreck info and insight along with historical information that p
This edition is a major update, with new data and photographs included. The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, (new 30th anniversary edition)( Avery Color Studios, Gwinn, Michigan, 288 pages, The original edition was published in 1977 and has since gone through 20 printings and four editions. The previous editions have been described of the "gold standard" of Fitzgerald books against which all others are compared. Perhaps this one should be more accurately described as the "platinum standard!