"Klinkenberg writes of a culture that like some of his animals is endangered."
"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."
"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."
"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.”
"Captures feral, real Florida"
--Tampa Bay Times
An evocative collection.--
--Creative Loafing Tampa