Elinor Dewire

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Elinor DeWire (born in Maryland) is an American author, freelance writer, editor, and blogger based in the Puget Sound area of Washington. She holds a B.G.S. in Liberal Arts and an M.A. in Education and teaches at Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington.

DeWire writes both fiction and nonfiction, but is best-known for her books about lighthouses and her work in lighthouse preservation and education. She has authored sixteen books on lighthouses and regularly contributes articles about lighthouses to magazines. Her author blog is about lighthouses and related nautical topics, as well as her work as a writer and speaker. She is a popular public speaker known for her entertaining programs on lighthouse history and lore. She volunteers for
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Average rating: 4.13 · 100 ratings · 10 reviews · 24 distinct works
Guardians of the Lights: St...

3.95 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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The Lightkeepers' Menagerie...

3.58 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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The Florida Night Sky: A Gu...

4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2002
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Lighthouses of the Mid-Atla...

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The DeWire Guide to Lightho...

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2010
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Lighthouses: Sentinels of t...

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The Lighthouse Almanac

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2000
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Lighthouses of the South

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2004
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Guide to Florida Lighthouses

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1987 — 5 editions
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The Field Guide to Lighthou...

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2008
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“Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There's a human story at every lighthouse; that's the story I want to tell.”
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