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The Diary of an Isle Royale School Teacher: A Memoir of a Winter on an Isolated Island in Lake Superior During the Great Depression

Simonson, Dorothy Peterman

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ISBN 10: 093528902X / ISBN 13: 9780935289022
Published by Isle Royale Natural History Association, Houghton, Michigan, U.S.A., 1992
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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"The swingsd of emotions, the ups and downs of spirit, and the sometimes intemperate personal remarks recorded, give this diary the reality of Isle Royale as it was then-wonderous, awe inspiring, beautiful and majestic but countered by the isolation, the sometimes claustrophobic atmosphere, the weariness, the immensity of the task, the very real hardships." This book has 138 pages and is illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # 061859

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Title: The Diary of an Isle Royale School Teacher: ...

Publisher: Isle Royale Natural History Association, Houghton, Michigan, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Pictorial Softcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Third Printing

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In this private journal Dorothy Simonson tells of the joys and hardships of a winter spent on Isle Royale. She accounts with honesty and humor the challenges she faced during her eight months as a teacher for a fisherman's family in 1932 - 33.

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The swings of emotion, the ups and downs of spirit, and the sometimes intemperate personal remarks recorded, give this diary the reality of Isle Royale as it was then--wonderous, awe inspriting, beautiful and majestic but countered by the isolation, the sometimes claustrophobic atmosphere, the weariness the immensity of the task, the very real hardships.

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