Browse by Subject: Florida

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Tom Petty's Dreamville: A Graphic Novel

This graphic novel of rock superstar Tom Petty recreates the beginnings of Petty’s music career. Bringing to life Petty’s hometown of Gainesville, Florida, in the 1960s and ’70s with illustrations that capture the era, Andre Frattino focuses on the struggles and successes Petty experienced in his journey to fame.

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The Making of Florida’s Universities: Public Higher Education at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

In this book, Carl Van Ness describes the formative years of higher education in Florida, comparing the trajectory to that of other states and putting it in context within the broader history and culture of the South.

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From Death Row to Freedom: The Struggle for Racial Justice in the Pitts-Lee Case

This book is an insider’s account of the case of Freddie Lee Pitts and Wilbert Lee, two Black men who were wrongfully charged and convicted of murder and sentenced to death during the civil rights era of the 1960s.

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100 Roses for the South Florida Garden

Illustrated with beautiful color photographs, this guide equips home gardeners and landscape professionals alike with the knowledge to successfully grow roses in the tropical climate of South Florida.

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Janet Reno: A Life

The first full biography of former United States attorney general Janet Reno, this book examines the guiding forces that shaped Reno’s character, the trails blazed by Reno in her professional roles, and the lasting influence of Reno on American politics and society.

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Backpacking Florida

Featuring 40 overnight trail adventures covering a total of 600 miles across the state, this guide provides readers with the tools and information they need to experience the perfect Florida backpacking trip.

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Castles in the Sand: The Life and Times of Carl Graham Fisher

This is the definitive biography of a famous developer and fascinating entrepreneur. Born in Indiana, Carl Fisher helped build the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and headed promotion for the Indy 500. But these feats were only prologue to his grandest adventure, as primary developer and promoter of Miami Beach.

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Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida, Second Edition

Updated in this second edition, this essential guide provides simple and accessible advice for successful vegetable gardening in Florida.

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Good Day Sunshine State: How the Beatles Rocked Florida

This book explores the musical and cultural impact of the Beatles in Florida, an important part of the revolution that helped make the Fab Four a worldwide phenomenon.

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The Allure of Immortality, with a new preface: An American Cult, a Florida Swamp, and a Renegade Prophet

The true story of cult leader Cyrus Teed, who built a communal utopia in the Florida scrubland at the turn of the twentieth century and preached a hollow earth theory to his followers.