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Fearsome Creatures of Florida

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They sinuate through ficus hedges and tunnel under beach towels. They lurk in the mangroves and springs. Some you can smell a mile away. Others you don’t notice until they grab at your ankles. They’re known as Storm Devils and Peat Fairies, Skunk Apes and Were-Panthers, and they’re the wildly imaginative bestiary that populates John Henry Fleming’s FEARSOME CREATURES OF ...more
Paperback, 106 pages
Published November 29th 2015 by Pocol Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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Ashley
May 29, 2015 Ashley rated it really liked it
Purchased this book after a reading by John Fleming from it and enjoyed the creature caricatures immensely. As a Florida transplant, I completely related to that feeling of being in an overly glamorized resort state that is only inches from Amazonian horrors with "fearsome creatures" frequently coming back to haunt the residents who have encroached on their habitats. Favorite passages:

"To many, the great mysteries of the past have vanished completely and we live now in a world stripped bare by t
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Kevin Wilder
Aug 07, 2011 Kevin Wilder rated it really liked it
Years ago as a freshman, I took a beginning creative writing workshop under Fleming. Finally grabbed a copy of this.
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