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.
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.