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Land of the Lakes

Land of the Lakes

(1983)
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Melvyn Bragg describes the geology of the Lake District from when it was desert and swamp, and tells of the people who have lived there for 4000 years. The legends, myths and folklore of the farmers and fishermen are included, and the types of people that populated the area, from the Norsemen and Romans to the Normans. Bragg also follows in the footsteps of writers and poets, such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Sir Walter Scott and Beatrix Potter.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 1984 : USA Hardback
Title: Land of the Lakes
Author(s): Melvyn Bragg
ISBN: 0-393-01834-2 / 978-0-393-01834-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
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April 1983 : UK Hardback
Title: Land of the Lakes
Author(s): Melvyn Bragg
ISBN: 0-436-06715-3 / 978-0-436-06715-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 1990 : UK Paperback
Title: Land of the Lakes Bragg
Author(s): Melvyn Bragg
ISBN: 0-340-52372-7 / 978-0-340-52372-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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