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A River In Flood, And Other Florida Stories - Marjory Stoneman Douglas
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About Nine Florida Stories by Marjory Stoneman Douglas Written as entertainment for a mass market . . . crammed with colorful characters, vivid incidents and palpable atmosphere. . . . A reminder of a Florida gone by or fast disappearing.--Orlando SentinelReflects the same concerns found in her better-known non-fiction work--a fascination with the beauty of Florida and a warning against its imminent destruction.--Tallahassee DemocratIn the pantheon of Florida writers, Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998) is cherished as the grande dame. Famous as the author of The Everglades: River of Grass, prolific as a writer, and passionate as an environmental crusader for almost a century, she became the nation's best link to a remarkable era in Florida history. The timeless themes of her stories in this new collection resonate with interest for readers today. Whether the subject is hurricanes, cockfighting, real estate deals, struggling immigrants, or corruption in the Everglades, Douglas wrote about it with distinction--and usually first. Originally published in the Saturday Evening Post during the 1920s and 1930s, the golden age of the short story, these nine works have never before been collected or available in one place. Kevin M. McCarthy, who edited the companion volume, Nine Florida Stories by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, offers an introduction to each story, explaining its significance, setting, unusual references, place in Douglas's works, and significance to the history of South Florida.Kevin M. McCarthy, professor of English and Florida studies at the University of Florida, is the author or editor of nineteen other books, including Florida Lighthouses, Florida Stories, and More Florida Stories (published by the University Press of Florida).The stories: At Home on the Marcel WavesSolid MahoganyGoodness Gracious, AgnesA River in FloodThe Mayor of FlamingoStepmotherYou Got to Go, But You Don't Have to Come BackHigh-Goal ManWind Before Morning Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Books, History, A River In Flood, And Other Florida Stories Books>History, UNIVERSITY PRESS OF FLORIDA

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About Nine Florida Stories by Marjory Stoneman Douglas "Written as entertainment for a mass market . . . crammed with colorful characters, vivid incidents and palpable atmosphere. . . . A reminder of a Florida gone by or fast disappearing."-- Orlando Sentinel "Reflects the same concerns found in her better-known non-fiction work--a fascination with the beauty of Florida and a warning against its imminent destruction."-- Tallahassee Democrat In the pantheon of Florida writers, Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998) is cherished as the grande dame. Famous as the author of The Everglades: River of Grass , prolific as a writer, and passionate as an environmental crusader for almost a century, she became the nation's best link to a remarkable era in Florida history. The timeless themes of her stories in this new collection resonate with interest for readers today. Whether the subject is hurricanes, cockfighting, real estate deals, struggling immigrants, or corruption in the Everglades, Douglas wrote about it with distinction--and usually first. Originally published in the Saturday Evening Post during the 1920s and 1930s, the golden age of the short story, these nine works have never before been collected or available in one place. Kevin M. McCarthy, who edited the companion volume, Nine Florida Stories by Marjory Stoneman Douglas , offers an introduction to each story, explaining its significance, setting, unusual references, place in Douglas's works, and significance to the history americas,anthologies,contemporary,fiction,history,literature and fiction,short stories,state and local Literature & Fiction, University Press of Florida

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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: UNIV PR OF FLORIDA], In the pantheon of Florida writers, Marjory Stoneman Douglas is cherished as the grande dame. Famous as the author of The Everglades: River of Grass, prolific as a writer and passionate as an environmental crusader for almost a century, and beloved today at age 108, she remains the nation's best link to a remarkable era in Florida history. The timeless themes of her stories in this new collection resonate with interest for readers today. Whether the subject is hurricanes, cockfighting, real estate deals, struggling immigrants, or corruption in the Everglades, Douglas wrote about it with distinction -- and usually first. Originally published in the Saturday Evening Post during the 1920s and 1930s, the golden age of the short story, these nine works have never before been collected or available in one place. Versandfertig in 2-4 Wochen, DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, offene Rechnung (Vorkasse vorbehalten)

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A River in Flood, and Other Florida Stories

In the pantheon of Florida writers, Marjory Stoneman Douglas is cherished as the grande dame. Famous as the author of The Everglades: River of Grass, prolific as a writer and passionate as an environmental crusader for almost a century, and beloved today at age 108, she remains the nation's best link to a remarkable era in Florida history.The timeless themes of her stories in this new collection resonate with interest for readers today. Whether the subject is hurricanes, cockfighting, real estate deals, struggling immigrants, or corruption in the Everglades, Douglas wrote about it with distinction -- and usually first. Originally published in the Saturday Evening Post during the 1920s and 1930s, the golden age of the short story, these nine works have never before been collected or available in one place.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780813016238
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0813016231
Paperback
Publishing year: 1998
Publisher: UNIV PR OF FLORIDA
176 Pages
Weight: 0,308 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0813016231

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