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.
Selected columns by the St. Petersburg Times writer, syndicated in over 200 papers nationwide, on topics ranging from race relations and individual responsibility, to education, politics, and a civil society.
A wandering Floridian who made his way home in the early 1970s, John Rothchild writes about the state with the savvy of a native and the perspective of an outsider. His personal and historical travelogue reads alternately like a litany of 20th-century ills and a Monty Python rendering of the Great American Dream. In Florida, both versions are true.
This colorfully illustrated book tells the story of one of Florida's oldest and most popular roadside tourist attractions. Built in 1936 in a lush hardwood hammock near Miami, Parrot Jungle has entertained more than 15 million visitors and is home to more