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The lighthouse keeper

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts
    • Subjects:
    • Lighthouse keepers -- Fiction.,
    • Irish American families -- Fiction.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.,
    • Massachusetts -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames Michael Pratt.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3566.R337 L54 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 257 p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL50773M
      ISBN 100312241135
      LC Control Number99055533


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But the greedy seagulls keep Author: Ronda Armitage. On display at Sea Girt Lighthouse is the logbook of keeper Abram Yates.

(The logbook was discovered and donated to the lighthouse collection by Richard O. Venino). The keeper also maintained a daily expense book and a general accounts book. Other Duties.

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