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

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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World War II Conscientious Objectors: Germfask, Michigan — The Alcatraz Camp by Jane Kopecky

Men of Conscience Imprisoned in the U.P. Review by Deborah K. Frontiera My first reaction to Jane Kopecky’s book, World War II Conscientious Objectors: Germfask, Michigan, was, “Wow! I never knew that.” As I dove into the book, I realized what an incredible amount of research the author had done…

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Another Time, Another Place: World War II in the Pacific 1941-1944 by Allan Koski

Eino Koski’s Legacy Reviewed by Victor R. Volkman Allan Koski’s book Another Time, Another Place is a heartfelt and compelling memoir about his father Eino Koski’s contribution to the Pacific theatre in World War II.  Although Eino passed away in 2009, his son Allan managed to complete the manuscript with…

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