Guiding Lights: The Extraordinary Lives of Lighthouse Women by Shona Riddell (Hardback)


Women have a long history of keeping the lights burning, yet their stories are little known. Guiding Lights includes stories from around the world, as we discover the heroism of female lighthouse keepers, how they came to be hired (especially in the 19th century), and the mysteries and legends that are inextricably part of lighthouse history.