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Mighty Fitz The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald

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ISBN-10: 0816680817

ISBN-13: 9780816680818

Edition: 2012

Authors: Michael Schumacher

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TheEdmund Fitzgerald, a colossal ore carrier, had been fighting her way through a pounding November storm on Lake Superior. Then theFitz’s radar went out, and she started to take on water. Despite gale-force winds and thirty-foot seas, there was no reason to think theFitzwouldn’t find safe harbor at Whitefish Point, Michigan. The last words from theFitz’s captain, Ernest McSorley, was “We are holding our own.” By all indications, the crew had no idea they were in mortal danger before they plunged to Lake Superior’s bottom with no chance to call for help.Michael Schumacher relates in vivid detail the story of theEdmund Fitzgerald, her many years on the waters of the Great Lakes, the fateful…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 9/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Michael Schumacher is author of nine books, including Francis Ford Coppola, There but for Fortune, Crossroads, Dharma Lion, Mighty Fitz, and Mr. Basketball.