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Author Shares His Adventures As a ‘Yankee Yooper on the Keweenaw’ in new book
Date:8/6/2014

MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is one of America’s hidden treasures. Overlooked and ignored as a place to visit, it is decidedly not Yellowstone Park, Disney World, or New Orleans. The UP and the yoopers, enjoy their own character, culture, and history. The land of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world, is their world along with the fingerlike Keweenaw Peninsula that dares to thrust deep northward into the heart of this beautiful, and sometimes dangerous, magnificent glacial gift. This is the setting for which Longfellow wrote his magical poem The Song of Hiawatha.

“Yankee Yooper on the Keweenaw” written by Philip J. Howard, Jr., M.D. tells his adventures as a surgeon working and exploring the land around the lake, the Keweenaw, the Copper Country history, the Ojibwa and Chippewa Indians, and more.

Readers are invited to come along with the author and learn all about the yoopers, their culture and history, Father Marquette, and Michigan’s connection to the Mississippi River. They will see how the UP transformed itself from a copper-mining industrial area back to a most beautiful and wonderful part of America and so much more.

A wonderful journey not to be missed, “Yankee Yooper on the Keweenaw” is a short memoir, travel log, and Keweenaw description and history rolled into one readers of all ages will sure to enjoy and definitely learn from.

For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to Xlibris.com.

About the Author

Dr. Philip J. Howard Jr. was born in Detroit, Mich. and spent his early years growing up in Highland Park, Mich. He attended the Ferris School, followed by Highland Park High School. He attended Bowdoin College before going on to the University of Michigan Medical School. He did his internship and two years of general surgical residency at the University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan and then transferred to the Massachusetts General Hospital for urology training under Wyland Leadbetter, one of the great leaders of the time in the practice of urology.After this training, he worked at The Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester became the site of the new University of Massachusetts Medical School and The Memorial Hospital became the teaching hospital to the university. Dr. Howard has maintained a busy clinical practice there and served as a clinical Assistant Professor of Urology for many years up to the present time. Dr. Howard has published 19 research papers and clinical studies. This short memoir, travel log, and Keweenaw description and history is his first book. Dr. Howard has been married to his wife, Joanne, for over 40 years.

Yankee Yooper on the Keweenaw* by Philip J. Howard, Jr., M.D
Publication Date: April 15, 2014
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 184 pages; 9781493187898
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 184 pages; 9781493187881
e-book; $3.99; 9781493187874

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