Miami Herald columnist Al Burt's tribute to "Crackers," or lovers of "The Real Florida" : Zora N. Hurston, MK Rawlings, Virgil Hawkins, John DeGrove, Harry Crews, & lots of everyday folks who have in common their memory of Florida as a wild, rare place.
The story of Florida’s Highway A1A--the 500 miles between Fernandina Beach and Key West--and its crucial role in both the historic settlement and the future of a state adapting to 21st century demands. 39 b&w photos, 13 maps, travel guide listings.
Author is head chef and owner of the Habana Café in Gulfport, Florida. Originally from Cuba, she came to Florida with her parents in 1966. Family recipies are the base for a creative fusion of traditional Cuban foods with modern dishes.