Map of Michigan - The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwa word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake". Michigan is the 9th most populous state, and the largest by total area east of the Mississippi River. Michigan is the only state to consist of two peninsulas, with the Lower Peninsula being shaped like a mitten.
Fordite, also known as Detroit agate, is old automobile paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished. It was formed from the build up of layers of enamel paint slag on tracks and skids on which cars were hand spray-painted (a now automated process), which have been baked numerous times.
Book Three: "They burned it. I can't believe they burned it. It's been here for centuries." "Shut up, Graden." "Calm yerself, Chesh. Jest because you loved this plece and now et's gone doesn't mean yeh have the right teh teke it out on us."