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By Conor Mihell

Explore the relationship among humans and areas at the rugged shore of Lake better, the world’s biggest freshwater lake.

Conor Mihell deals a compelling photograph of Lake Superior’s Canadian shore via vibrant character sketches, experience tales, and environmental debts. respect the kitschy decor of lighthouse cottager Maureen Robertson, a 76-year-old who spends six months of the yr by myself on a distant island; input the talk over a debatable combination quarry in Wawa, Ontario; and find out how the author’s love affair with the world’s greatest freshwater lake begun on quests for a near-mystical, glacier-dropped monolith.

Mihell’s tales construct on Lake Superior’s wealthy and sundry historical past and help its severe position in Canadian tradition. because the starting, Lake more suitable has been respected for its God-like traits of energy, unpredictability, and a possible never-ending expanse of life-sustaining freshwater. The lake’s rugged but fragile nature and hardscrabble characters and outpost groups outline rural northwestern Canada. event it for your self during this first choice of tales via one of many region’s so much acclaimed journalists.

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