Star Tribune | New Minnesota North Shore book: beauty, mystery, history

From region's geology to human history, new book carefully connects dots. Review of Chel Anderson's and Adelheid Fischer's book.

North Shore by Chel Anderson and Adelheid FischerMinnesota’s magical North Shore can have a powerful influence on visitors.

“For me, the place changed my life,’’ said Adelheid Fischer.

For Chel Anderson, the Lake Superior region is her life, a place she’s called home for more than 40 years.

“We both have such a deep attachment and love for the North Shore — we were claimed by it,’’ Anderson said.

Fascinated by the area’s unique plants, wildlife, geology and human history, Fischer, a writer, and Anderson, an ecologist and botonist, wondered aloud why there wasn’t a book that connected those strands to give a clearer picture and sharpened understanding of a region considered by many to be Minnesota’s crown jewel.

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Published in: Star Tribune
By: Doug Smith