Everyday Heroes: The True Story of a Lighthouse Family

Everyday Heroes: The True Story of a Lighthouse Family


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"I am, and always will be, a lighthouse keeper's daughter. I had the good fortune to be born to a different kind of childhood. I didn't recognize this fact back when I was small. I thought that everybody lived like we did on our little island of Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts, which in itself was a life apart..."

This is the true story of a family's life at lighthouses on the edge of civilization. It's a story of adventure, devotion to duty, and love.

Seamond Ponsart Roberts shares her memories and emotions with good humor, a sharp eye for detail, and above all an appreciation for a way of life that has passed into history.

Illustrated with 30 B&W photos and maps.

"If you enjoy reading as much as I do, you will understand what it means to have a book 'grab you' right from its opening pages. This book captured me before I

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482006506
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/18/2013
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 591,252
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Seamond Ponsart Roberts spent her childhood in the 1940s and '50s at the Massachusetts lighthouses on Cuttyhunk Island and at West Chop on Martha's Vineyard, where her father was the keeper. She lives now with her husband, David, in Pineville, Louisiana.

Jeremy D'Entremont is the author of more than ten books on lighthouses and maritime history. He lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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