Trade Paperback, 468 pages
Superior Heritage is the third and last book in the Marquette Trilogy, a multigenerational saga spanning a century and a half. I thoroughly enjoyed all three books and Tichelaar's narration and writing style. Iron Pioneers, the first book, was for me the best of the three because it’s historical—taking place from the founding of Marquette from 1849 to 1900, introducing characters that were among the first settlers of Marquette in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The second book, The Queen City, continues the story from 1902 to 1949 showing the changes as one century ended and a new one began, bringing in two world wars and the dawn of technology. Superior Heritage takes place from 1952 to 1999.