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True Tales of the Everglades

3.54  ·  Rating Details  ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Book by Stuart McIver
Paperback, 64 pages
Published January 1st 1989 by Florida Flair Books
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Sep 05, 2015 Robyn rated it really liked it
Book I bought at an Everglades National Park gift shop. Each page is a separate story, some more exciting & more memorable than others. I liked the stories about the friendship between white man Frank Brown & Miccosukee man Josie Billie, the invention/development of the airboat, the attempt at importing bats for mosquito control, the centenarian hermit, & President Harry Truman's vacation days. Many stories also include neat old pictures (black & white, of course), which I also e ...more
Mar 20, 2013 Russ rated it really liked it
Basically a primer of the Everglades. Good if you want a quick read and brief introduction to the Everglades cultural history. It's like skimming a stone across a really large pond.
Jun 11, 2011 Krista rated it liked it
Great snippets of area- especially the section on Flamingo. Some stories too short- a bit of a tease, but good introduction.
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