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"A potpourri of short stories that serves up more style and substance, more suspense and sensuality, than most of the titles on the current best-seller list."—Tampa Tribune
Like an album of snapshots from a tropical vacation, this collection of seventeen stories captures Florida places and characters transformed by the literary imagination of some of America’s finest short
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Paperback, 326 pages
Published May 1st 1989 by University Press of Florida (first published April 1989)
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This is an ecclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction, all excerpts from longer works. Each one was a powerful piece of reading in itself. It reminded me of being in high school when your favorite teacher would pull out a short chapter from his favorite author and watch it set your brain on fire. Really well chosen and compiled and though I finished it months ago I find myself thinking about several of the pieces over and over again.
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