Meet the Author: Making Waves

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Tuesday, July 27 · 11:00pm - Wednesday, July 28 · 12:00am



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Event typeLecture/Discussion
SeriesUniversity of Michigan Press

Join us to celebrate the history of boat building on the Great Lakes! Scott M. Peters, author of "Making Waves: Michigan's Boat-Building Industry, 1865-2000" will share intriguing stories of people, processes, and products in this industry that evolved in Michigan but changed boating across the world. Followed by a Q&A.

This event will be in Zoom webinar and streamed to Facebook Live. Please register above. A recording will be posted on Facebook and YouTube for anyone who cannot attend live.

About the Author:
Scott M. Peters is curator of collections at the Michigan Historical Museum in Lansing and a lifelong Great Lakes boater. A frequent contributor to Michigan History Magazine, he has been collecting information on the state’s boat-building industry for the past 25 years.

Making Waves is on sale from the University of Michigan Press at a discount and with free shipping during the month of July. Use the discount code UMGL18PETERS when you check out.

Detail from the book cover of "Making Waves" by Scott M. Peters.


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