The Light on the Island

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The Light on the Island
First edition
Author Helene Glidden
Cover artist Cliff Roberts
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Coward-McCann
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 216 pp
ISBN 0-9707399-0-7
OCLC 46895158

The Light on the Island, by Helene Glidden, recounts her early years in the lighthouse on Patos Island in Washington State's San Juan Islands. Set during Edward Durgan's eight-year term as lighthouse keeper from 1905–1913, it offers a child's perspective on a number of adult themes, including death, murder, strong language, and smugglers.

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