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Peninsula: Essays and Memoirs from Michigan

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Peninsula is a collection of thirty-seven contemporary personal essays and memoirs about Michigan. In that regard, it is a regional anthology-a multi-voiced, multi-faceted evocation of place-and yet, each piece stands apart as a personal recollection, sometimes funny, sometimes moving. What inevitably ties these essays together is the deep association the writers have with ...more
Paperback, 270 pages
Published March 31st 2000 by Michigan State University Press
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Jerry Brabenec
Aug 13, 2016 Jerry Brabenec rated it really liked it
Thirty some essays, short stories, a poem or two. A few are the kind of romanticism for the state that so many southeast Michiganders display bombing back and forth from Canton to Ann Arbor every day on M14 with a million different Great Lakes stickers on the backs of their SUVs. I always wonder if Kansans have little silhouettes of the state stuck on their car windows.

Jim Harrison is probably the star with a typical reminisce. He lived in Reed City, where my parents raised my brothers and I. U
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