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10 books about Florida
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Florida Day Trips by Theme (Day Trip Series) by Mike Miller
Category: Family Activities
This book was published 2 years ago by Adventure Publications and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.
This guidebook features hundreds of Florida's best destinations organized by theme, so readers can decide what to do and then find where to do it.
A Land Remembered by Patrick D. Smith
Category: Family Saga
This book was published 25 years ago by Pineapple Press and takes approximately 13.4 hours to read.
"In 1858 Tobias MacIvey abandoned his Georgia farm, loaded his meager possessions and his wife and infant son in a wagon and headed south into the Florida wilderness to search for a new life. What follows in A LAND REMEMBERED is a big rough-tough, folksy Florida saga -- three generations of the MacIvey family (1858-1968) from a dirt-poor cattle-droving cracker to a Miami real estate tycoon."--Front flap.
Backroads of Florida - Second Edition: Along the Byways to Breathtaking Landscapes and Quirky Small Towns by Paul M. Franklin
Category: Budget Travel
This book was published 5 years ago by Voyageur Press and takes approximately 5.9 hours to read.
Forget what you think you know about visiting Florida--Backroads of Florida will lead you to explore lush forests, pristine lakes, and otherworldly swamps! Can you still find untouched stretches of velvety sand and warm waves in the Sunshine State? Yes! More than ever! From the funky, timeless charm of Key West to the haunted history of Amelia Island, veteran travel writers Paul M. Franklin and Nancy Mikula will introduce you to another side of Florida, where quiet rural byways and quirky roadside charm lie just beyond the glittering coastal cities and trendy beach resorts. This is the second edition of Backroads of Florida, and it contains all-new routes along timeless roads with new, vibrant photography and pithy stories of what can be found on your drive through bucolic backroads. As you explore the roads less traveled, you'll follow in the footsteps of the Spanish explorers, pirates, and cowboys who shaped Florida's early history. Whether it's skimming across the Everglades in an airboat, snorkeling with manatees in a crystalline river, or paddling your kayak through a cypress swamp teeming with alligators, orchids, and tropical birds, there's a world of excitement and beauty waiting for you. Leave Disney World and the hectic bustle of Miami Beach to the tourists. With this book, you've got a one-of-a-kind trip in store.
Weird Florida: Your Travel Guide to Florida's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Volume 8) by Charlie Carlson
Category: Trivia & Fun Facts
This book was published 12 years ago by Sterling and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.
This Weird take on the Sunshine State offers authentic history as well as wild rumors, myths and wacky legends ("South Florida Sun Sentinel").
Ken Schultz's Field Guide to Freshwater Fish by Ken Schultz
Category: Fish & Sharks
This book was published 18 years ago by Wiley and takes approximately 8.9 hours to read.
A compact, authoritative guide for freshwater fishing trips From one of the most respected names in the world of sportfishing comes the definitive, full-color guide to 140 of the most common freshwater fish species found in North American rivers, lakes, and streams. Featuring information on identification, habitat, size, and diet, Ken Schultz's Guide to Freshwater Fish is a must for anglers and sportfishing enthusiasts everywhere.
Hidden History of Florida by James C. Clark
This book was published 6 years ago by The History Press and takes approximately 4.8 hours to read.
Florida has a history as diverse as its residents. And much of that is still hidden. Since the arrival of the Spanish in 1513, the state has played host to strange stories. A heartbroken senator entered a mental institution over unrequited love for an heiress. Thousands of British pilots trained in flight schools across the state. And the true, and darker, story of Pocahontas is linked with the "first barbecue." Author and historian James C. Clark unearths a history hidden beneath swamps and sand for years.
The Great Book of Florida: The Crazy History of Florida with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia (A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States) (Volume 4) by Bill O'Neill
Category: Trivia & Fun Facts
This book was published 3 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 6.1 hours to read.
Want to learn more about the state of Florida? Sure, you know it's home to Disney World, but what else do you really know about the Sunshine State? From the strange to the scary, there's so much to learn about Florida that even natives of the state don't know. In this trivia book, you'll learn more about Florida's history, pop culture, folklore, sports, and so much more! In The Great Book of Florida, you'll discover the answers to the following questions: How did Florida get its name? Which former U.S. president helped the country gain control of Florida? Which city in Florida was the only city in America to be founded by a woman? How did spring break get started? What famous pirates buried treasure on and off the coast of Florida? How did Walt Disney keep his plans to build Disney World a secret? Which of the Disney World attractions is said to be haunted? What lighthouse is thought to be one of America's most haunted? And so much more! This book is packed with trivia facts about Florida. Some of the facts are entertaining, some of them will be tragic, and some of them may even scare you a little, but all of them will be interesting! This book is full of everything you've ever wondered about Florida and then some. Whether you're just learning about Florida or you already think you know everything there is to know about the state, you're bound to learn something new in each chapter. Your friends will be amazed at your knowledge during your next trivia night. You'll even impress your history teacher! So, what are you waiting for? Get started to learn all there is to know about Florida!
Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean by Les Standiford
Category: State & Local
This book was published 18 years ago by Crown and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.
Describes the remarkable and challenging efforts of ambitious entrepreneur Henry Flagler to construct a railway that would connect Key West to the mainland, following the design and engineering of the project, the thousands of workers who brought Flagler's vision to life, and the 1935 hurricane that destroyed the railway. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
Florida State Parks by Michal Strutin
Category: State & Local
This book was published 21 years ago by Mountaineers Books and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.
Florida is more than Disney World and Busch Gardens,raceways and water shows. The real Florida naturalFlorida is where to hike, bike, camp, canoe, fish,snorkel, scuba dive, sail, bird watch, or just laze onthe beach. And now this comprehensive guide covering theentire Florida State Park system will help you plan anadventure you'll ......
Florida Real Estate Exam Prep 2020 – 2021: Complete Review with 400 Questions and Detailed Answer Explanations for Licensing (2 Tests for Sales Associates and 2 for Brokers) by Newstone Real Estate Test Prep Team
Category: Test Preparation
This book was published last year by Newstone Test Prep and takes approximately 10.0 hours to read.
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