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Fools' Paradise: Remembering the Thousand Islands

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A pictorial depiction of Thousand Islands life accompanied by recollected conversations, evocative impressions and decades of historical research, reconstructing the incredible, vanished international resort as it was a hundred years ago.
Paperback, 314 pages
Published January 12th 2004 by Laurentian Press (first published July 2003)
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Art Tirrell
Oct 04, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: History readers

The Thousand Islands. The very name inspires visions of beauty and unbridled wealth.

Shortly after the end of the Civil War, America's rich and famous discovered the fabulous islands of the upper St. Lawrence, and over the next fifty years made them into America's premier resort area. The best and brightest architects were engaged. They designed structures which fit each individual island so well they seemed to almost grow from the granite. Castles the like of whi
Feb 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic book on the history of the Thousand Islands. Learned so much. Looking forward to reading the rest of Paul Malo's books!!!
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