The Great Lakes Frontier An Epic of the Old Northwest by John Anthony Caruso 1961 First Edition The Bobbs-Merrill Co.

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Step back in time with The Great Lakes Frontier: An Epic of the Old Northwest by John Anthony Caruso. This book captures the adventurous spirit and challenges faced by pioneers in the Great Lakes region.

With detailed maps by Francis J. Mitchell, this book vividly portrays the exploration, settlement, and interactions between various cultural groups during the frontier, offering a comprehensive view of life in the early American Midwest.


  • Title: The Great Lakes Frontier: An Epic of the Old Northwest
  • Author: John Anthony Caruso
  • Publication Date: 1961
  • Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Co.
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 432
  • Dimensions: 10 x 6 x 1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: There is much wear on the dust jacket; some words are highlighted or underlined. (check photos for specifics)

Adventurous Spirit of the Frontier:

The Great Lakes Frontier explores the dynamic history of the Great Lakes region during the frontier period. Caruso delves into the area's exploration and settlement, highlighting the interactions between various cultural groups. This book provides a vivid portrayal of the trials and triumphs faced by pioneers, capturing the essence of life in the early American Midwest.

Author Information:

John Anthony Caruso was a distinguished historian and author known for his meticulous research and engaging storytelling. His work on the Great Lakes region is a testament to his ability to bring historical events to life, providing readers with a rich and detailed understanding of the Old Northwest.

Discover the Frontier:

Delve into the history and adventures of the Great Lakes region with Caruso's detailed and engaging narrative. This book is a must-have for history enthusiasts and collectors alike.

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