Memoir of Family Dysfunction Captures a Time and Place in U.P. History

The mason house by t marie bertineau.

T. Marie Bertineau’s new memoir, The Mason House, published by Lanternfish Press, shares the author’s story of growing up in the 1970s through to the present. The title references a house in the small community of Mason, a former mining town in the Keweenaw Peninsula, which belonged to the author’s…

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The Legend of Kitch-iti-kipi by Carole Lynn Hare

The legend of kitch - kipi.

Local Ojibwe Legend Finally Set Straight by Native American Author Review by Victor R. Volkman The Legend of Kitch-iti-kipi, by Carole Lynn Hare, is a retelling of the eponymous myth as passed down through generations of Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa (Ojibwe) Indian band.  The author, whose Native American name is…

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Yooper Women—Guts, Grit & Grace—Stories Around the Camp Fire by Kim Kee

Yopper women guts, grit and grace stories around the camp fire.

Reviewed by Donna Winters This collaborative work Yooper Women—Guts, Grit & Grace—Stories Around the Camp Fire is way more than its title suggests. In it, you will find several mini-biographies of Upper Peninsula women, as well as many unrelated writings: poetry, spirituality, self-promotion, opinion pieces and reprinted magazine and Internet…

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