The Lake: An Illustrated History Of Manitobans' Cottage Country by Jake MacDonaldThe Lake: An Illustrated History Of Manitobans' Cottage Country by Jake MacDonald

The Lake: An Illustrated History Of Manitobans' Cottage Country

byJake MacDonald

Hardcover | November 22, 2001

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Combining the beautiful original photography of Tom Thomson and Dave Reede with hundreds of rarely-seen archival photographs,&nbspThe Lake&nbsptakes us on a stunning visual tour of the cottage country of Manitoba.This illustrated history looks at the roots of our watery obsession and investigates the cultural, social and regional implications of each of the different lake areas in Manitoba's exceedingly diverse geography.A wide range of authors - including Christopher Dafoe, Martha Brooks and Charles Gordon - add poignant vignettes of what's going to the lake has meant to them over the years.
Jake MacDonald is regarded as an expert on Manitoba/Ontario lake country. He is the author of Juliana and the Medicine Fishand lives on a houseboat near Minaki for as much of the year as he can. Tom Thomson is an award-winning lake photographer best known for his work at Lake of the Woods.
Title:The Lake: An Illustrated History Of Manitobans' Cottage CountryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 10 × 11 × 0.58 inPublished:November 22, 2001Publisher:Great Plains PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894283120

ISBN - 13:9781894283120

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Editorial Reviews

"It is a memory book, a chronicle of remembered pleasures and impressions, a history of the long love affair between Manitobans and their lakes." - Winnipeg Free Press"Elegantly, eruditely edited. . . wonderful memories are captured in its glossy pages." -Brenlee Carrington