Dreams of Duneland by Kenneth J. Schoon: A Pictorial History of the Indiana Dunes Region

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Dreams of Duneland by Kenneth J. Schoon: A Pictorial History of the Indiana Dunes Region

Do you love the Indiana dunes area? Have you ever wondered about the history of the Indiana dunes region? Do you want to know about what the future could have in store for the dunes? If you have answered “Yes!” to any of these questions, then you will want to take a peek at Dreams of Duneland by Kenneth J. Schoon.

Dreams of Duneland by Kenneth J. Schoon

Dreams of Duneland by Kenneth J Schoon

Dreams of Duneland by Kenneth J Schoon

This isn’t a book with images of the lake in all seasons and that’s it. Of course, there are plenty of those, but when it says “a pictorial history” it really means it.

Many of you may already know my love for Indiana history, and of place, but this is so much more than a history book. The history of the dunes is one of many parts of this 270 page work.

There’s also birds, amphibians, reptiles, fungus, and mammals. Did you know there are at least 46 species of mammals here? Every image is gorgeous and full color. They really help tell the story of the dunes region. It’s a stunning look at the Indiana Dunes in a way you may have never seen before.

Chances are, if you are like me, you will find yourself pleasantly surprised. It’s a place that many of us, myself included, have spent a lot of time in. Yet, this book gives us an-depth look at the dunes you will love.

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Dreams of Duneland contains so much more. Seasonal activities and attractions, historic events, art and artists, camp, it truly is a wealth of information.

I am enjoying reading about the history of the dunes. Did you know a silent movie was filmed there back in 1912? That’s just one of many unique facts you’ll pick up in this book.

Also: Kenneth J. Schoon is an Indiana author. He’s not only been on the board of the Indiana Dunes Environmental Learning Center but also has served as president! In other words, he knows this area.

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There’s a lot of interesting history packed into 45 miles of shoreline. Discover a rich and varied history with Dreams of Duneland by Kenneth J. Schoon. Find it at Indiana University Press or a mom and pop Indiana bookstore near you.

Little Indiana received a copy of Dreams of Duneland by Kenneth J. Schoon by IU Press to use but was not in any way required or even requested to review it! However, she found it so amazing she simply had to share. Opinions remain hers and hers alone. LittleIndiana.com will always provide honest opinions about products reviewed. Only products or services that are of benefit to Little Indiana readers will ever appear on Little Indiana. If you have any questions or would like your product featured on Little Indiana, please contact Jessica Nunemaker of Little Indiana.

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By |2016-03-24T15:03:23+00:00July 1st, 2013|Indiana Authors, Little Towns, Reviews|2 Comments

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Jessica Nunemaker is the Owner of Little Indiana.com. More than a website, Little Indiana is a book, "Little Indiana: Small Town Destinations" (IU Press) awarded first place in the "Best in Indiana Journalism for a Nonfiction Book" by the Indiana Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Little Indiana is also a bi-monthly newspaper column in a local paper and a PBS segment on the former Emmy award-winning program, "The Weekly Special."

2 Comments

  1. Jessica Nunemaker July 6, 2013 at 7:20 pm

    It is! Very nice work! And by the way? That’s awesome! Is there anything you don’t know or do?!? 🙂

  2. Mari Barnes July 2, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    Dr. Schoon taught a session of my Master Naturalist class. I’ve been waiting for the book to come out. It looks great!

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