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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated in this second edition, this essential guide provides simple and accessible advice for successful vegetable gardening in 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.
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.
Lushly illustrated with over 300 color plates, this volume is a celebration of the beauty of natural history collections and the work of curators dedicated to understanding and conserving our natural world.
In this book, Tatiana McInnis examines literary and cultural representations of Miami alongside the city’s material realities to challenge the image of South Florida as a diverse cosmopolitan paradise.