The Third Coast
Sailors, Strippers, Fishermen, Folksingers, Long-Haired Ojibway Painters, and God-Save-The-Queen Monarchists of the Gr
By Ted McClelland
Chicago Review Press, Hardcover, 9781556527210, 338pp.
Publication Date: February 2008
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"[A] hearty, good-natured homage." Booklist
"The author struts an extensive knowledge of the area that makes this a must for fans of travel literature." Kirkus Reviews
Captures a slice of North Americana with the precision of a Walker Evans photograph, and sentences worthy of John McPhee." Neal Pollack, author, Alternadad
"To [Ted McClelland], the North is a state of mind, and it is the Great Lakes region that fuels his imagination." Chicago Tribune
"Is there a Great Lakes culture? Damned straight, and Ted McClelland nails it." Jerry Dennis, author, The Living Great Lakes and A Place on the Water
"The Third Coast is much like the place it chronicles: interesting, not at all ostentatious, and a great amount of fun." Tom Bissell, author, The Father of All Things
"[A] quirky travelogue." Kenosha News
"A very good read. I learned more about the Great Lakes region from it than I had in a half century of living in Michigan." The Bay City Times