The Swamp

Author: Michael Grunwald
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743251075
Size: 27.35 MB
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A history of the Everglades traces its emergence from the sea after the last ice age to its modern role as the world's largest ecosystem restoration project, an account marked by such events as Napoleon Bonaparte Borward's 1904 ...

Last Train To Paradise

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9781400051182
Size: 10.99 MB
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Last Train to Paradise celebrates this crowning achievement of Gilded Age ambition, a sweeping tale of the powerful forces of human ingenuity colliding with the even greater forces of nature’s wrath. From the Hardcover edition.

Finding Florida

Author: T. D. Allman
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802193730
Size: 60.83 MB
Format: PDF
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Longlisted for the National Book Award and a Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year Over the centuries, Florida has been many things: an unconquered realm protected by geography, a wilderness that ruined Spanish conquistadors, ...

Immokalee S Fields Of Hope

Author: Carlene Thissen
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595769276
Size: 76.23 MB
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With compassion and understanding, Carlene Thissen shares the personal stories the immigrants told her, framed with the political and social histories of their countries.

The New New Deal

Author: Michael Grunwald
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451642342
Size: 50.45 MB
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In a riveting account based on new documents and interviews with more than 400 sources on both sides of the aisle, award-winning reporter Michael Grunwald reveals the vivid story behind President Obama’s $800 billion stimulus bill, one of ...

Totch

Author: Loren G. Brown
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813012285
Size: 45.63 MB
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The author relates his family's history of surviving on the edge of poverty on the outskirts of the Florida Everglades

Paving Paradise

Author: Craig Pittman
Publisher:
ISBN:
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How and why the state's wetlands are continuing to disappear is the subject of this book.

Rain

Author: Cynthia Barnett
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 0804137102
Size: 40.30 MB
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Yet this is the first book to tell the story of rain. Cynthia Barnett's Rain begins four billion years ago with the torrents that filled the oceans, and builds to the storms of climate change.

Tales Of Old Florida

Author: Frank Oppel
Publisher: Castle Books
ISBN: 9781555212254
Size: 55.44 MB
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Illustrated with rare drawings, photographs and engravings, this book will recreate a paradise that can never be again.

Land Of Sunshine State Of Dreams

Author: Gary R. Mormino
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813033082
Size: 40.52 MB
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From New Spain, to Old South, to New South, to Sunbelt, the story of how and why millions have come to Florida and influenced the enduring but changing meanings of a dreamstate. 52 b&w and 6 color photos, 4 maps.