Furman shares his amazement at the beautiful and the bizarre of Florida, his adopted state. Over seventeen years, he and his family have shed their Yankee
sensibilities and awakened to the terra incognita of their new home.
Peels back the actual and contextual layers of Walt Disney’s inspiration and vision for Disney World in central Florida, exploring the reasons why the resort has emerged as such a prominent sociocultural force.
With trenchant observations and witty prose, T. D. Allman takes readers on a tour of Miami’s people, cultures, politics, and neighborhoods. This twenty-fifth
anniversary edition remains a classic guide to a city teeming with money,
exotic cargo, illegal drugs, and immigrants from all corners of the world.
Gordon inspires the general and professional public to see Florida’s built environment as a rich continuum of history and identity that shaped and continues to impact Florida’s culture--from the mundane to the transcendent.
Weeki Wachee Mermaids features rare, never-before-published vintage photographs, postcards, and publicity shots taken over a thirty year period, starting with the first performance in 1947 and ending with the extravagant "underwater Broadway " shows created by the corporate owners of ABC-TV.