This unique book tells the stories of lighthouse women from around the world and through the centuries. Included are the stories of American women who worked as principle keepers, 21st century caretakers living alone on Tasmania’s wild Maatsuyker Island, the female keeper at a remote Canadian lighthouse and many others. The stories, some of which you may have heard before, and others that are more obscure, are sure to inspire you with the dedication and courage that they had, that can still be applied to life today. This hard cover book, with dust jacket, has more than 100 photos, paintings and portraits it also includes extracts from poems, books and old newspaper clippings in its 243 pages. This book will make a great gift.