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The Lighthouse Handbook: New England

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Postby Hersh » Thu Feb 28, 2008 6:56 pm


Looks like a thorough and beautiful tome Jeremy, congratulations.
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Postby Pharoslvr » Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:47 am


Will you be signing copies, Jeremy?
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Postby Keeper » Fri Feb 29, 2008 9:44 am


Absolutely -- any copy bought directly from me will be signed, and I'll be happy to personalize it on request.
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Postby Biggy » Fri Feb 29, 2008 2:04 pm


I just ordered my copy of the book! The ordering link on the previous page is easy and user-friendly. I'm looking forward to getting mine! Great job, Jeremy ... and Ross. LOL I'm sure this book will come in handy for me on more than one occasion during the next few months.
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Postby Grover1 » Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:15 pm


Well, I got mine!

I've only had time to skim since getting home from work a short
while ago but, if you'll pardon me, it gives all appearances of being
a (ahem) keeper ...
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Doubt those who find it ...
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Postby rocky5128 » Mon Mar 03, 2008 9:19 pm


I just got home and found that I received mine. I skimmed through it and now I can't wait to go back to New England. This book is definitely one I have to bring with me on my trips out East! Thanks for the fast delivery, I did not expect it for a few more weeks.

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Postby wheland » Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:03 am


I'm a bit bummed- I didn't get mine yet.

Here's a bit of good news for Jeremy, though. I had ordered one of his other books from Amazon and i got an e-mail yesterday from them about this new book. hopefully others will as well. It's evena bit less expensive- but no personalization included.

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Postby Keeper » Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:09 am


Yours should get there very soon, Dennis -- I mailed them all together on Saturday.

You can always save a few bucks by buying books on Amazon, but buying them directly from the author means 1) they're signed, and 2) the author makes more money. :D

In the case of this book, it was a work for hire. I was paid a certain amount to write the book, and I get no royalties from sales (unlike my other books). But I can make more money by buying and reselling them.
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Postby wheland » Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:38 am


Keeper wrote:Yours should get there very soon, Dennis -- I mailed them all together on Saturday.

You can always save a few bucks by buying books on Amazon, but buying them directly from the author means 1) they're signed, and 2) the author makes more money. :D

In the case of this book, it was a work for hire. I was paid a certain amount to write the book, and I get no royalties from sales (unlike my other books). But I can make more money by buying and reselling them.


I figured that- but it's still nice that Amazon links your likes and let's you know somrthing new is available.

I'm cheap- but i do like to support people I "know" like authors and musicians. I often will buy a disc at a show since i know the artist will get more from that sale than one I buy somewhere else.

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Postby Biggy » Tue Mar 04, 2008 5:49 pm


I got mine today! \:D/

I looked through it a bit while I was waiting for dinner to get done cooking, and it looks great. I will look it over more in depth during the next few days and give a more in-depth analysis (like anybody really wants to know my opinion of the book). LOL :lol:

Anyway ... Thanks, Jeremy!
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Postby Ross » Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:25 pm


I thought it wasn't coming out till May? That's great it's out can't wait to see it!
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Postby PaulCoover » Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:49 pm


Guess I have to order mine soon Jeremy!
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Postby wheland » Tue Mar 04, 2008 7:42 pm


Keeper wrote:Yours should get there very soon, Dennis -- I mailed them all together on Saturday.

You can always save a few bucks by buying books on Amazon, but buying them directly from the author means 1) they're signed, and 2) the author makes more money. :D

In the case of this book, it was a work for hire. I was paid a certain amount to write the book, and I get no royalties from sales (unlike my other books). But I can make more money by buying and reselling them.


Jeremy,

It came in today's mail. i flipped through it but did not look too closely yet.

I like the look, format and feel of the physical book, though.

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Postby Keeper » Tue Mar 04, 2008 8:49 pm


In reply to Ross's comment about how he didn't expect the book until May, neither did I! We worked really hard to get it ready so that it could be printed by May, so I was very surprised when it turned out it was ready more than two months early. The publisher just wanted to be sure it would be available for the spring, I guess.
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Postby Gary Martin » Sat Apr 19, 2008 5:54 pm


I've had my copy of Jeremy's book for a number of weeks... since not too long after he announced that it was available, in fact.

I spent the past week roaming around Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire with my cameras. I used Jeremy's book to get myself to the lights out on Cape Anne, MA, which I had never been to. Without his book, I would have never, for instance, found the Annisquam light! I would classify the book as INDISPENSABLE, and no, Jeremy isn't paying me to plug his book... It's a wonderful collection of information and photos and should be in everyone's lighthouse library IMO.

Whether you're going to NE or not, I would strongly recommend getting a copy of the book... and if you're going to NE to do some lighthousing and don't order a copy to take with you when you go, I wish you luck in finding some of the lights along the coast, YOU'RE GOING TO NEED IT :!:
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