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Brilliant Beacons : A History of the American Lighthouse
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Overview

In this "magnificent compendium" (New Republic), best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin presents the definitive history of American lighthouses, and in so doing "illuminate[s] the history of America itself" (Entertainment Weekly). Treating readers to a memorable cast of characters and "fascinating anecdotes" (New York Review of Books), Dolin shows how the story of the nation, from a regional backwater colony to global industrial power, can be illustrated through its lighthouses--from New England to the Gulf of Mexico, the Great Lakes, the Pacific Coast, and all the way to Alaska and Hawaii.

A Captain and Classic Boat Best Nautical Book of 2016

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  • ISBN-13: 9781631492501
  • ISBN-10: 1631492500
  • Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
  • Publish Date: April 2017
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.5 x 1.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Page Count: 560

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