Published Books

Hancock cover


Hancock by John S. Haeussler with foreword by Charles Eshbach was released in September 2014, in Aradia Publishing's Images of America Series. It contains over 200 pre-1940 photos of historic Hancock including over 60 images from the 19th Century. Hancock spent six months on Great Lakes Review's U.P. Bestseller List, peaking at #2. The book is available via Arcadia Publishing, Amazon, and several Copper Country and online booksellers. (Cover image: Quincy Street looking west from Reservation Street, ca. 1905. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.)

"A delightful and interesting excursion into the past!"

-- Jacob Frost, author of Catholic Dad

Hidden Gems and Towering Tales

Hidden Gems and Towering Tales: A Hancock, Michigan Anthology co-edited by Laura Mahon and John S. Haeussler was released in April 2013, by the City of Hancock. Conceived, researched, written, edited, designed, printed, and funded by members of the community, it is the City's official sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) publication. Hidden Gems and Towering Tales is available at Hancock City Hall and several Copper Country booksellers including North Wind Books and Copper World. (Cover image: Photographer Edward Steichen, 1959. Photo by Philippe Halsman, courtesy of Magnum Photos.)

"(A) project of which the whole community can be proud and sets the bar high for such books."

-- Bob Berg, Lake Superior Magazine