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Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators: More Stories about Real Florida

Ranging from light and comical to wistful and nostalgic, Klinkenberg roams the state from panhandle to the keys, looking to answer the question, "What makes Florida Florida?"

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Gladesmen: Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers

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An American Beach for African Americans

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Guy LaBree: Barefoot Artist of the Florida Seminoles

Meet the outsider who gave color and shape to sacred Seminole legends, life, and history

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Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last Frontier

Visit a Florida where sunburn is the result of honest, hard work

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The Columbia Restaurant: Celebrating a Century of History, Culture, and Cuisine

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Seasons of Real Florida

This award-winning feature writer for the St. Petersburg Times takes readers on an off the beaten path, seasonal tour of Florida's history, folkways, and natural landscape.

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Kick Ass: Selected Columns of Carl Hiaasen

A collection of over 200 of best-selling author Carl Hiaasen's Miami Herald columns, written with the same dark humor & satricial wit as his fiction. Evokes the disastrously flawed paradise of modern South Florida, its developers, conmen, crooks, & cops.

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Florida's American Heritage River: Images from the St. Johns Region

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The Tropic of Cracker

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.