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Lake Effect
Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows

Mark Monmonier

Cloth $24.95    |    978-0-8156-1004-5    |    2012

"Mark Monmonier has delighted readers for years with book after book showing how geography and weather have shaped human history. . . . He’s turned his flair for narrative to the story of the lakeeffect weather that rules his native upstate New York. . . . Enter his world and you’ll be glad you did."—William H. Hooke, Policy Program Director, American Meteorological Society

Praise for Monmonier’s book, How to Lie with Maps . . .

"An artful and funny book, which like any good map, packs plenty in little space."—Scientific American

"Clear, easy to read, and sparkles with erudite humor."—Geographical Review

"A reading of this book will leave you much better defended against cheap atlases, shoddy journalism, unscrupulous advertisers, predatory special-interest groups, and others who may use or abuse maps at your expense."—Christian Science Monitor

  Lake Effect

  Mark Monmonier is Distinguished Professor of Geography at Syracuse University. He is the author of fifteen books, including How to Lie with Maps; Air Apparent: How Meteorologists Learned to Map, Predict, and Dramatize Weather; Spying with Maps: Surveillance Technologies and the Future of Privacy; and Coast Lines: How Mapmakers Frame the World and Chart Environmental Change.

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6 x 9, 272 pages, 14 black-and-white illustrations, 59 maps, 9 graphs, notes, bibliography, index

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