The Pink Pony is a mystery/courtroom drama set on Mackinac Island at the completion of the historic Port Huron to Mackinac sailboat race.
Arbutus Press of Traverse City, Michigan announces the publication of its latest book, Mackinac Island: Inside, Up Close, and Personal by Dennis O. Cawthorne of East Lansing and Mackinac Island, Michigan. Cawthorne’s half century of living and working on the famed northern Michigan resort island provides a colorful, entertaining, and comprehensive history of social, economic, […]
Co-author Susan Stites graduated from Eastern Michigan University following her studies in Biology. She is the author of The Road Guide: Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore published in 1998 and Century of Summers at Arbutus Lake published in 2001. Co-author Lea Ann Sterling holds a JD from Ohio State University College of Law. She is the […]
Comprehensive history of Michigan’s Asylum for the Insane, the Kalamazoo State Hospital It takes about 400 pages to convey a history of the Kalamazoo State Hospital beginning with a heartfelt dedication from author William A. Decker, M.D., who worked at the hospital from 1953-1987 serving as the Medical Superintendent from 1974-1987. “This book is dedicated […]
Vintage Views Along the West Pike: From Sand Trails to US-31 is a pictorial history of Michigan’s most famous road. The historic West Michigan Pike, originally M-11, was the first continuous, improved road between Michigan City and Mackinaw City. This route along the Lake Michigan coast opened West Michigan to automobile travel and tourism. The […]
Jason Snowblood kept a diary in 1967 detailing the activities of his one-year service as a dog handler in Vietnam. Thrown into this M.O. by desperately trying to avoid Vietnam duty, the plan backfires and Snowblood and his cousin Benny Coyne find themselves uniquely qualified for a tour of duty in Vietnam.