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The Living Gulf Coast: A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780982967478
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Published: Indigo Press, LC (FL) - March 3rd, 2011

The Living Gulf Coast - A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida is a 6X9 trade paperback. The book contains 512 pages, is fully indexed, and has more than 600 color photographs by more than a dozen award-winning Florida photographers. These include Alan Maltz, Dick Fortune, Sara Lopez, Heather Green, R.J. Wiley and others.

The book has been endorsed by Don and Lillian Stokes, Dr.


The State You're in: Florida Men, Florida Women, and Other Wildlife Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780813066950
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Published: University Press of Florida - September 14th, 2021

Jump into the wacky, wild world of Florida


Native Plants for Florida Gardens Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781493043781
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Published: Pineapple Press - January 13th, 2020

Florida is home to an entire library of native plants that evolved to thrive in its range of climate regions. Native Plants for Florida Gardens profiles 100 Florida native wildflowers, shrubs, vines and trees that can transform typical Florida landscapes. Striking color photography showcases species and flowering characteristics.


'Twas the Night Before Christmas in Florida Cover Image
By Jo Parry (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781728237657
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Published: Hometown World - October 1st, 2021

A classic Christmas story featuring all the magic of Santa combined with the magic of your favorite city, state, or country.


Visiting Small-Town Florida: A Guide to 79 of Florida's Most Interesting Small Towns Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781683342717
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Published: Pineapple Press - November 1st, 2021

This new edition of Bruce Hunt's popular guide reveals the real, old-time Florida still to be found on the back roads of the Sunshine state in little towns that lure you in with their quaintness and keep you there for a spell with their friendly occupants. The towns featured all have a population of less than 10,000. There is an introduction with each town's history.


The Swamp Peddlers: How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781469663333
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - June 21st, 2021

Florida has long been a beacon for retirees, but for many, the American dream of owning a home there was a fantasy. That changed in the 1950s, when the so-called "installment land sales industry" hawked billions of dollars of Florida residential property, sight unseen, to retiring northerners.