"Klinkenberg writes of a culture that like some of his animals is endangered." Florida Times-Union

 "With a nostalgia for Florida’s past and a hope for its future, Klinkenberg’s deep affection for this state is palpable on every page." InkWood Books

 "Serves up Florida hilariously." Tallahassee Writers Association

 "Klinkenberg's deep love for Florida - natural Florida and everyone who knew it before there were so many people- is obvious." The Miami Herald

 "Floridians are a charming, talented breed, and this humorous, honest, and often touching collection of tales exhibits the melting pot of traditions and lifestyles from a journalist’s eye." Publishers Weekly

 "Hilarious and absorbing stories." The MidWest Book Review

 "Keeps the spirit of Real Florida alive." Authentic Florida (blog)

 “Introduces the reader to some of the most interesting and off-kilter people between the Panhandle and Key West.” Apalachicola Times

 "Captures feral, real Florida" Tampa Bay Times

 An evocative collection.-- Creative Loafing Tampa

 Hilarity ensues. Tallahassee Democrat