Authors Lu Vickers and Cynthia Wilson Graham have put together a comprehensive history on this long forgotten vacation destination.
--Orlando Weekly

Paints a picture of a place of fun during a painful period in time, comparing it to other tourist spots set aside exclusively for African-Americans at the time.
--Daily Mail

The first to examine Silver Springs’ little known sister park, Paradise Park. . . . [It] unveils the complex origins and demise of Silver Springs’ separate theme park for African Americans.
--Senior Times

A comprehensive and contextualized account of Paradise Park’s (and Silver Springs’) history. . . . A valuable addition to the meager volume of literature on African American tourism in Jim Crow Florida.
--Florida Historical Quarterly