Lighthouses: The Race to Illuminate the World

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A true story that follows one man and his family's unexpected role in the race to perfect lighthouse technology.

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Toby Chance is James Chance's great-great-grandson and grandson of Sir Hugh Chance, the last Chairman of an independent Chance Brothers. Toby works in event management and communications and has spent the past three years researching the family history. Peter Williams is the author of the bestselling book Beacon on the Rock (2001). He has served at sea and was the founder of the lighthouse enthusiast magazine Leading Lights, which he continues to work with as consultant editor. Peter maintains a personal link with lighthouses as a Trinity House attendant for a Welsh lighthouse, which still uses a first order Chance lens, fitted in 1868.

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