By Tim Robinson
A road-less, watery barren region, uninviting and intimidating to all however the such a lot stouthearted and adventurous. whereas nice towns have been bobbing up ih in locations with names resembling St. Louis, Denver, and San Francisco, the reduce peninsula of Florida persevered. the following, the panther, the alligator, and the bald eagle remained secure from the stressed, meddlesome palms of civilization, carrying on with as they'd for eons past.
Renegade Indians, pirates, hurricanes, and man-eating animals – let alone toxic snakes and bloodthirsty hordes of mosquitoes – reigned splendid. It took a definite form of individual to boldly enterprise into such an inhospitable setting, a spot the place a guy had basically himself and his kin upon which to rely. It took women and men with not just imaginative and prescient, yet spine and grit, humans just like the MacLeods, Dawsons, and Hackensaws, real pioneers who faced no matter what got here their manner, jointly, as a family.
From shipwrecks, to Indian uprisings, to buried treasure; from blockade runners, to murderous seashore tramps, and the unhappy, lonely lifetime of the solitary beachcomber, stories of previous Florida takes the reader again to a novel time and position that might by no means be noticeable back.
Above all, stories of previous Florida is an epic saga of survival and prosperity, love and love misplaced, and most significantly, the ability of the human spirit to prevail.
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A Tropical Frontier: Tales of Old Florida by Tim Robinson