Not all of my reaction, after reading the book, was happy.
The book is an excellent overview of the Great Lakes area, told as an interesting story, butt including information about the area's history, climate, and people.
As I'm sure it is with many of the people that read this book, I grew up and live around the Great Lakes.
This book was recommended to be read before taking a trip around Lake Michigan. It provided great history and tales from an author who's lived in the area and taken a sailboat... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Kay Horne
I have enjoyed this book very much, I would have liked a little more info about Lake Huron though.Published 1 month ago by scubasam
A combination of personal adventure and natural history, this is a rather idiosyncratic view of the lakes, which I found fascinating (coming from the upper Midwest myself) and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Curious Senior
This is a great book to introduce you to the Great Lakes. He makes them come alive.Published 2 months ago by Janie Vondohlen
Although their writing styles are different, Jerry Dennis has written a book reminiscent of William Least Heat Moon's books, Blue Highways and River Horse. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Doc Feetz
Superbly written and instantly engaging, The Living Great Lakes covers the voyage of the Malabar from its launch in Traverse City, MI all the way to its destination in Bar Harbor,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Todd Michael Freeman
Just a dumb book! Maybe OK if you have just "found" the Great Lakes but .. sheesh!?!? Really just very basic and ... dumb!Published 10 months ago by KeyWestJJ
The book flowed nicely letting the information about the lakes move along with the relationships made. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Carolyn C. Lawson