Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Fools' Paradise: Remembering the Thousand Islands” as Want to Read:
Fools' Paradise: Remembering the Thousand Islands
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Fools' Paradise: Remembering the Thousand Islands

4.5  ·  Rating details ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
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)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Fools' Paradise, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Fools' Paradise

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-19)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Art Tirrell
Oct 04, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: History readers
DON'T LET THE TITLE TURN YOU AWAY

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
...more
Tara
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!!!
Barbara Tranello
rated it liked it
Feb 17, 2015
Francie Shoemaker
rated it really liked it
Aug 29, 2011
Ian Coristine
rated it it was amazing
Jul 03, 2012
Elisabeth Waterman
rated it it was amazing
Jan 19, 2016
Daniel
added it
Oct 08, 2011
Nicole
marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2013
April Green
marked it as to-read
Aug 18, 2013
Salini Devi
marked it as to-read
Oct 09, 2013
Dan Patrick
marked it as to-read
Aug 10, 2014
Elena Cotton
marked it as to-read
Feb 28, 2015
Deb Hamilton
marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2015
Denise
marked it as to-read
Jul 04, 2015
Nose Knows
marked it as to-read
Apr 25, 2016
Jessica
marked it as to-read
Apr 30, 2016
Jaime
marked it as to-read
May 25, 2016
BookDB
marked it as to-read
Sep 20, 2016
Sandy
marked it as to-read
Jan 15, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »