Some Kind of Paradise A Chronicle of Man and the Land in Florida

ISBN-10: 0813016290
ISBN-13: 9780813016290
Edition: 1998 (Reprint)
Authors: Mark Derr
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 11/30/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Mark Derr moved to Florida with his family at age six; his interest in the state's history and ecology dates back to the late 1960s, when he watched the landscape around Winter Park change with the construction of Walt Disney World. He is the author of the critically acclaimed books, The Frontiersman and Dog's Best Friend, and his articles have appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Natural History, Audubon, and other publications. He lives in Miami Beach.

List of Maps
Acknowledgments
Prologue
The End of the Line
The American Riviera
Alligators and Oranges
The Middle Kingdom
A Scarred and Barren Land
Life on the Wet Frontier
"Water Will Run Downhill"
Fool's Gold
Tropical Sandbar
Fatal Fantasies
A Natural Eye
The Seminole War
A Slave State
Rising from the Ruins
Florida Takes Off
In Defense of the Environment
Tomorrowland, Today
Notes
Bibliographical Note
Index

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