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Browse by Subject: Florida

Please note that while you may order forthcoming books at any time, they will not be available for shipment until shortly before publication date

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Marge and Julia: The Correspondence between Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Julia Scribner Bigham

Exploring the rich, enduring companionship shared by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Julia Scribner Bigham through never-before-published letters, Marge and Julia provides a revelatory depiction of these two literary women’s experiences in mid-twentieth-century America.

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Dreams in the New Century: Instant Cities, Shattered Hopes, and Florida’s Turning Point

Eminent historian Gary Mormino illuminates early twenty-first-century Florida and its connections to some of the most significant events in contemporary American history, taking stock of a tumultuous decade of change and explaining the state’s social, cultural, and political intricacies.

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Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: Advice for New Florida Gardeners

Ideal for gardeners new to Florida as well as residents who want to try their hands at gardening for the first time, this starter guide helps readers learn to grow plants in the state’s unique natural environment.

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Paddler's Guide to the Sunshine State, Second Edition

Featuring a wide variety of paddling trips from the panhandle to the Keys, this guide provides an insider’s scoop on canoeing, kayaking, and standup paddleboarding in Florida, equipping paddlers of every level with practical tips for their adventure on the water.

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Your Florida Guide to Butterfly Gardening: A Guide for the Deep South, Second Edition

In this easy-to-use and brightly illustrated introductory guide, Jaret Daniels shows beginners how to create a haven for butterflies and other flower-loving wildlife in Florida and throughout the Deep South.

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Writing for the Public Good: Essays from David R. Colburn and Senator Bob Graham

This book presents over 100 important opinion pieces from David R. Colburn and Senator Bob Graham, two of the most influential public figures in contemporary Florida, illustrating the power of civic engagement in tackling issues facing the nation.

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Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles

Bringing together an unprecedented number of extensive personal stories, this book shares the triumphs and heartbreaking moments experienced by some of the first Cubans to come to the United States after Fidel Castro took power in 1959.

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African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida

African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida provides an impactful overview of African American Studies; documents the research of Black faculty at UF; examines how African American Studies encourages community engagement and service; contains testimonies from community elders; and includes reflections by and about prominent UF alumni such as Judge Stephan Mickle and Dr. David Horne.

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Home in Florida: Latinx Writers and the Literature of Uprootedness

This collection presents a selection of the best literature of displacement and uprootedness by some of the most talented contemporary Latinx writers who have called Florida home.

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A Punkhouse in the Deep South: The Oral History of 309

Told in personal interviews, this is the collective story of a punk community in an unlikely town and region, a hub of radical counterculture that drew artists and musicians from throughout the conservative South and earned national renown.