University Press of Florida 2017 Holiday Catalog

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Everyday Adventures A Florida Outdoors Guide Terry Tomalin


Orange Recipes

150 Fabulous Recipes to Bake & Share

Famous Recipes from Famous Places

Janet K. Keeler

Joyce LaFray

Paperback $19.95 $10.00

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Easy Breezy Florida Cooking Joy Harris and Jack Harris Paperback $8.95 $5.00

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Postcards from

Sleigh Rides, Jingle Bells, and Silent Nights

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’s Cross Creek Sampler

A Cultural History of American Christmas Songs

A Book of Quotations

Ronald D. Lankford Jr.

Hardcover $22.50 $10.00

Edited by Brent E. Kinser and Rodger L. Tarr

Hardcover $21.95 $10.00

Journal of Light | John Moran Florida Cowboys | Carlton Ward Jr. The Highwaymen | Gary Monroe Dream Houses | Joie Wilson and Penny Taylor 13 color postcards each Paperback $9.95 $5.00 per book


Best-Loved Recipes from the Columbia Restaurant | Richard Gonzmart

Art & Photography 1

4 x 6 | 12 color recipe cards | Paperback $6.95 $5.00

History 2–5 Literature & Journalism 6–7 Food, Drink, & Cooking 8–9 Nature & Gardening 10–11 Outdoors & Travel 12–13 Space 14 Archaeology 15 Cuba 16 Order Form Inside back cover

100% Pure Florida Fiction Edited by Susan Hubbard and Robley Wilson Paperback $16.95 $5.00

Beach Racers Daytona before NASCAR Dick Punnett Paperback $25.00 $10.00

The Minibook of Minigolf

| Tim Hollis

6 x 4 ½ | 172 color photos | Paperback $14.95 $5.00



Art &

“when words fail, pictures speak.” —John Moran, Journal of Light

y h p a r g o t o Ph “A fascinating tour of the historic neighborhoods along McGregor Boulevard, blending local history and documenting Fort Myers’s architectural legacy with lavish photographs.” —Gerri Reaves, author of Legendary Locals of Fort Myers

River and Road Fort Myers Architecture from Craftsman to Modern Jared Beck and Pamela Miner 10 x 7 | 134 color photos | Hardcover $45.00 $32.00

Journal of Light


Florida Cowboys

The Visual Diary of a Florida Nature Photographer

America’s Wetland

Keepers of the Last Frontier

Mac Stone

Photographs by Carlton Ward Jr.

John Moran



10 x 8 | 73 color photos | Hardcover $34.95 $24.00

11 x 9 | 234 color photos | Hardcover $45.00 $32.00

11 x 9 | 284 color photos | Hardcover $45.00 $30.00

E. G. Barnhill Florida Photographer, Adventurer, Entrepreneur Gary Monroe 8 x 10 | 83 color photos Hardcover $34.95 $26.00

“Collects dozens of Barnhill’s photographs of Florida scenes, which he hand-colored to produce dreamy effects that later influenced the Highwaymen as well as helping to shape the image of the state that drew travelers then and now.” —Tampa Bay Times


The Highwaymen

Sacred Waters

Florida’s African-American Landscape Painters

Steven Earl 10 x 7 | 126 color photos Hardcover $34.95 $24.00

Gary Monroe 10 x 8 | 63 color photos Hardcover $34.95 $24.00



“Florida produced some of the most electric, emotive soul music this country’s ever heard.”

Calling Me Home Florida Soul

Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock

From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band


John Capouya

Elvis Ignited

Hardcover $24.95 $20.00

The Rise of an Icon in Florida

“The story of a state long denied its place in soul capitals. Capouya tells quite a tale, taking us from the legends RC to KC; from Jackie Moore to Sam Moore; to many more.”

Bob Kealing Hardcover $28.00 $22.00


Paperback $19.95 $14.00

Music Everywhere

Visionary Creator of Coral Gables

“[Presley] comes back to life in the pages of Bob Kealing’s Elvis Ignited. . . . This is the Elvis that created the legend: young, beautiful, raw and revolutionary, a shot of pure energy into mid-century America.”

Arva Moore Parks

—Tampa Bay Times

Paperback $19.95 $14.00

Hardcover $31.95 $24.00

Florida Lighthouses


—Jeffrey M. Lemlich, author of Savage Lost: Florida Garage Bands, the ’60s and Beyond

George Merrick, Son of the South Wind

“An illuminating biography.”—Wall Street Journal

Hotel Ponce de Leon The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Flagler’s Gilded Age Palace Leslee F. Keys Hardcover $39.95 $26.00


Kevin McCarthy | Paintings by William L. Trotter Hardcover $29.95 $16.00 | Paperback $13.95 $7.00

When Steamboats Reigned in Florida Bob Bass Hardcover $27.50 $19.00


The Rock and Roll Roots of a Southern Town Marty Jourard Hardcover $19.95 $16.00

From Tom Petty to Stephen Stills and the Eagles’ Don Felder and Bernie Leadon, Gainesville has launched talented musicians to the top of the charts.

A Journey into Florida Railroad History Gregg M. Turner FLORIDA BOOK AWARD FOR FLORIDA NONFICTION, BRONZE

The True Story of Tampa Bay’s Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down Bill DeYoung Paperback $19.95 $14.00

“A meticulously reported, compellingly written and sometimes surprising account of the 1980 disaster.” —Tampa Bay Times

F lorida

—John Capouya, Florida Soul

The History of Florida Edited by Michael Gannon Hardcover $34.95 $26.00

“The standard reference.” —Orlando Sentinel

Silent Films in St. Augustine Thomas Graham Hardcover $24.95 $20.00

“A very important part of American moviemaking history.”—Library Journal

Historic Pensacola

Paperback $16.95 $13.00


Bad Guys, Bullets, and Boat Chases True Stories of Florida Game Wardens

Before the Pioneers Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the Founding of Miami Andrew K. Frank

John J. Clune Jr. and Margo S. Stringfield Paperback $24.95 $20.00

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“A marvelous read that offers new perspectives on old history.”

Bob H. Lee

—Jerald T. Milanich, author of Florida Indians and the Invasion from Europe

Hardcover $24.95 $20.00

“Stories are brimming with confrontations and high-stakes action. . . . Once you get into this book, you won’t be able to put it down.”—Florida Weekly Backcountry Lawman True Stories from a Florida Game Warden Bob H. Lee FLORIDA OUTDOOR WRITERS ASSOCIATION EXCELLENCE-IN-CRAFT AWARD

Paperback $19.95 $14.00

Everglades Patrol Tom Shirley Hardcover $29.95 $20.00

Cracker The Cracker Culture in Florida History Dana Ste. Claire Paperback $19.95 $14.00

Gladesmen Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers Glen Simmons and Laura Ogden Paperback $17.95 $11.00



More History

“Time was ripe for a boom of scientific discovery

“An invigorating account of Florida women, from pre-Columbian times to the present.”—Florida Times-Union

The Seminole Wars America’s Longest Indian Conflict John Missall and Mary Lou Missall

They Dared to Dream

Paperback $19.95 $15.00

Florida Women Who Shaped History

“Covers the events, issues and costs of all three Indian wars fought during the country’s first aggressive territorial expansion.”—Publishers Weekly

Doris Weatherford with the Florida Commission on the Status of Women Foundation, Inc. Hardcover $36.95 $26.00

Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980 Edited by Kent Spriggs Hardcover $45.00 $30.00

“Fascinating. . . . The kind of book you can open anywhere, maybe thumb back or forth a few pages, and settle into a good story.”—USA Today

Making Modern Florida How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution Mary E. Adkins Hardcover $29.95 $22.00

“Portrays a major turning point in the development of modern Florida.” —Talbot D’Alemberte, former president of the American Bar Association

Fifty Years of Justice A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Unconquered People Florida’s Seminole and Miccosukee Indians Brent Richards Weisman Paperback $19.95 $14.00

“A Florida classic. . . . This is the best book-length account of the culture and history of the Seminole people.”—William C. Sturtevant, Smithsonian Institution

Thunder on the River The Civil War in Northeast Florida Daniel L. Schafer Paperback $19.95 $15.00

“Solidly researched and thorough in its presentation of the region’s wartime military, social, and political history, Thunder on the River is the most impressive book published about the Civil War in Florida in recent memory.” —Civil War Books and Authors

James M. Denham

Recalling Deeds Immortal

Hardcover $20.00 $18.00

Florida Monuments to the Civil War

Inside one of the busiest federal courts in the nation.

William B. Lees and Frederick P. Gaske Hardcover $29.95 $22.00

“A treasure trove of information.”—Civil War Book Review “A comprehensive social history of the memorialization of [Florida soldiers] from Reconstruction to the present, tracing the efforts of various organizations to control the messages conveyed by these bronze and stone markers.”—Civil War Books and Authors



in the New World.”—Gail Fishman, Journeys Through Paradise

Travels on the St. Johns River John Bartram and William Bartram Edited by Thomas Hallock and Richard Franz Hardcover $29.95 $22.00

“Tracks the expeditions of preservationists John James Audubon, John Muir and more.” —Publishers Weekly

“A fascinating look at our river in a more pristine time.”—Florida Times-Union “Bringing together descriptions and illustrations of the St. Johns River and its characteristic flora and fauna from the golden age of natural history exploration, this book will be useful to both Bartram scholars and amateur naturalists.”—Timothy Sweet, author of American Georgics: Economy and Environment in American Literature, 1580–1864

William Bartram and the Ghost Plantations of British East Florida Daniel L. Schafer Hardcover $24.95 $18.00

Indian River Lagoon An Environmental History Nathaniel Osborn Hardcover $26.95 $19.00

“As we work to repair the damage we have done to fragile ecosystems, this book tells us how much we have lost and how little time we have left before it is completely destroyed. Important reading for all interested in saving what is left of vanishing natural Florida.”—Steven Noll, coauthor of Ditch of Dreams

“Reading this book is like opening a time capsule in Bartram’s life—it paints a far more complete picture of what the explorer-naturalist saw during his second journey up the St. Johns.”—Bill Belleville, author of The Peace of Blue

A Pioneer Son at Sea

Marjorie Harris Carr

Hardcover $19.95 $15.00

Defender of Florida’s Environment Peggy Macdonald Hardcover $26.95 $18.00

“Chronicles not only how she stopped completion of the barge canal, but also helped transform conservationism into a more science-based environmental movement while pursuing a career in science at a time when women were expected to retire after marrying.”—Fort Myers News-Press

White Sand Black Beach Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami’s Virginia Key

Journeys Through Paradise Pioneering Naturalists in the Southeast

Fishing Tales of Old Florida

Gail Fishman

Gilbert L. Voss Edited by Robert S. Voss

Paperback $24.95 $18.00

“Features characters that jump off the pages and gives you a look into the world of fishing from a man that has fought hard to protect it.”—Marlin Magazine “This unexpected gem . . . sheds a bright, multi-colored light on the fishing industry in southeastern Florida during the 1930s and 1940s. . . . If you want the inside story of a fisherman’s life, this is the place. If you want to understand the passions that drive someone willing to toil for bare subsistence in the chaotic fishing economy, open this book.”—Florida Weekly

Gregory W. Bush Hardcover $29.95 $22.00

“Provides new insights into the torturous legacy of race in Miami through the vantage point of Virginia Beach.”—Paul S. George, author of Along the Miami River



“It’s hard to walk around Key West and not feel the history rumbling beneath your feet.”


Paradise Screwed

Crossing the Creek

James A. Michener

Selected Columns of Carl Hiaasen

Paperback $21.00 $15.00

Carl Hiaasen Edited by Diane Stevenson

The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

“In Matecumbe, written at the height of his career, Michener returned to the shorter form of his earlier novels to explore tangled human relationships. Matecumbe is a counterpoint to his epic novels and should serve to remind readers of Michener’s extensive talents.”—Stephen J. May, author of Michener: A Writer’s Journey

Kick Ass Selected Columns of Carl Hiaasen Carl Hiaasen Edited by Diane Stevenson Paperback $24.95 $18.00

“Reminiscent of the snarky, opinionated newspaper articles of the great Mark Twain, Hiaasen’s columns are finely crafted little gems.” —Booklist

Anna Lillios

Paperback $24.95 $18.00


“ Along with Kick Ass, this is one of the best collections of occasional journalism published in recent years.”—Booklist

Paperback $19.95 $14.00

The Tropic of Cracker Al Burt Paperback $19.95 $14.00

“An exploration of the heart and soul of Florida. . . . There is something interesting to be learned about Florida and the human character in every one of these expertly crafted stories.”—Tampa Tribune

Zora Neale Hurston’s Final Decade Virginia Lynn Moylan Paperback $19.95 $14.00 “Moylan interviewed Hurston’s friends and neighbors and drew on archival material, including never-beforepublished letters, to offer this look at the final decade in the life of a woman who was a writer, an anthropologist, and a folklorist unafraid to challenge conventions.”—Booklist

“Provides a glimpse into a historical era and into the complications of artistry and friendship.”—Choice

—William McKeen, Mile Marker Zero

“A River in Flood” and Other Florida Stories by Marjory Stoneman Douglas Marjory Stoneman Douglas Edited by Kevin McCarthy

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Paperback $17.95 $14.00

Mile Marker Zero

“All these tales have things to say about who we are and why we choose to live here. At her best, Douglas is a ripsnorting yarn-spinner. . . . What these stories best bring out for today’s readers is a dear, sweet nostalgia for a South Florida which, like Douglas herself, is now lost to all of us.”

The Moveable Feast of Key West

—Miami Herald

The Peace of Blue Water Journeys Bill Belleville Hardcover $24.95 $18.00

“Away from the strip malls and the sprawl, the theme parks and the resorts, the waters of Florida are a secret blue world of wonders. Belleville’s beautiful new book takes you with him on (and sometimes under) the rivers and springs, lakes and marshes and seas of this most liquid of states.”—Diane Roberts, author of Dream State

Salvaging the Real Florida Lost and Found in the State of Dreams


Paperback $19.95 $15.00

F lorida

“A necessary read for fans of Florida fiction.”—Library Journal

The Scent of Scandal Greed, Betrayal, and the World’s Most Beautiful Orchid Craig Pittman FLORIDA BOOK AWARD FOR FLORIDA NONFICTION, SILVER

Paperback $20.95 $15.00

“Takes readers on a wild globetrotting trek. . . . Pittman introduces a large cast of eccentric, flower-crazed characters who have seemingly stepped out of an ‘Indiana Jones’ flick, hunting the Holy Grail of orchids.” —South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Alligators in B-Flat Improbable Tales from the Files of Real Florida Jeff Klinkenberg Paperback $19.95 $15.00

“Klinkenberg’s deep love for Florida— natural Florida and everyone who knew it before there were so many people—is obvious.”—Miami Herald

The Wild Heart of Florida Florida Writers on Florida’s Wildlands

Bill Belleville

Edited by Jeff Ripple and Susan Cerulean

Hardcover $24.95 $18.00

Paperback $19.95 $14.00

“Salvaging is the kind of book that will enthrall devotees of Henry David Thoreau and Ed Abbey. . . . It’s impossible not to soak up Belleville’s concern for a sustainable, healthy environment. . . . In appreciating natural places, we become better observers, Belleville says, and his essays are a relaxed study in observation.”—Orlando Weekly

Eighteen of Florida’s best-loved writers share with you their affection for Florida’s wild side.



“I hope the wonders of this state, so graced with beauty and bounty, will inspire you.”

Shrimp Country Recipes and Tales from the Southern Coasts

Mango Jen Karetnick 61 color photos Hardcover $24.95 $18.00

“Uses mangos in the most unexpected ways, both in savory and sweet recipes. With this book in hand, you will never look at a mango the same way again.” —Ingrid Hoffmann

Pickled, Fried, and Fresh


”A double bargain since it includes both the history of an elegant and popular family restaurant and 178 recipes, presented in English and Spanish, that have made this establishment famous. . . . A must-read for all food and history lovers.”—Florida Living


“Burgard’s compilation of all things shrimp-related does an incredible job of depicting the multi-faceted industry that shrimp brings to the South. Featuring over 100 recipes and shrimp-prep basics, this cook book is perfect for the seafood enthusiast.” —Southern Living

Bert Gill with Erika Nelson

“An ode not only to the crustacean, but also to those who have dedicated their lives to shrimp, from captains to the communities that support them.” —Local Palate

“Gill’s commitment to local food and culture is shown in his book’s superior knowledge of locally available ingredients and the role food plays in our lives beyond sustenance.”

Adela Hernandez Gonzmart and Ferdie Pacheco

112 color photos | Hardcover $26.95 $20.00

Bert Gill’s Southern Flavors 60 color photos | Hardcover $26.95 $20.00

The Columbia Restaurant Spanish Cookbook

Anna Marlis Burgard

—Jack Payne, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida

Cross Creek Kitchens Seasonal Recipes and Reflections

The Great Florida Craft Beer Guide Mark DeNote Paperback $19.95 $14.00

“A thorough and practical guide to every beer producer in Florida, and a must-carry for visitors and natives alike.”—Jessica Daynor, DRAFT Magazine “Floridian craft beer enthusiasts and novices have a new staple for their book collections.”—Creative Loafing Tampa

Cuban Home Cooking

Sally Morrison | Illustrations by Kate Barnes

Favorite Recipes from a Cuban Home Kitchen

second edition

Jane Cossio and Joyce LaFray

Paperback $24.95 $18.00

revised edition

“Proves Floridians like Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings were the true pioneers in the local produce and slow food movements.”—Jacksonville Magazine

Paperback $12.95 $8.00


Cuban Home Cooking will inspire you to stock your kitchen with cumin, oregano, saffron, and peppers, put on your apron, and fire up your stove!

—Norman Van Aken, Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen


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Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen Norman Van Aken 50 color photos | Hardcover $28.00 $22.00

“An excellent collection of recipes that showcase the abundance of seafood and fresh produce of Florida combined with Cuban, Caribbean, and South American influences.” —Emeril Lagasse

“The big dog of Florida cooking.” —Anthony Bourdain

Field to Feast Recipes Celebrating Florida Farmers, Chefs, and Artisans

This long-awaited cookbook embraces the history, the character, and the flavors of the state that has inspired Norman Van Aken’s famous fusion style for over forty years.

Pam Brandon, Katie Farmand, and Heather McPherson

Seminole Indian Recipes


Paperback $8.95 $6.00


155 color photos | Hardcover $28.00 $20.00

“Captures the personalities and passions of those who have embraced the Sunshine State’s meteorological diversity to create its culinary profile.” —Chicago Tribune

Good Catch Recipes and Stories Celebrating the Best of Florida’s Waters

Joyce LaFray Enjoy a taste of Florida’s history with this collection of hearty recipes inspired by Seminole cooking.

Key Lime Cookin’ Joyce LaFray Paperback $8.95 $6.00

“Fantastic recipes.” —Tampa Bay Magazine


150 color photos | Hardcover $28.00 $20.00

“Showcases the state’s bounty of local fish and seafood and the devoted souls who harvest and cook them, from the Panhandle to the Florida Keys.”—Palm Beach Post

The Versailles Restaurant Cookbook Ana Quincoces and Nicole Valls 83 color photos | Hardcover $30.00 $22.00

“Not only includes recipes for so many specialties of this Little Havana institution, but wonderful reminiscences.”—Miami Herald UPRESS.UFL.EDU | USE DISCOUNT CODE XM17


“The Southeast has always been a mecca for gardeners.”

Florida’s Snakes A Guide to Their Identification and Habits R. D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett Paperback $24.95 $18.00

Florida’s Frogs, Toads, and Other Amphibians A Guide to Their Identification and Habits

Sea Level Rise in Florida Science, Impacts, and Options

Florida Weather and Climate More Than Just Sunshine Jennifer M. Collins, Robert V. Rohli, and Charles H. Paxton Hardcover $34.95 $26.00

“An outstanding explanation of Florida weather and climate processes and phenomena. A valuable read.”—Jason C. Senkbeil, University of Alabama

R. D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett Paperback $24.95 $18.00

Albert C. Hine, Don P. Chambers, Tonya D. Clayton, Mark R. Hafen, and Gary T. Mitchum

Florida’s Turtles, Lizards, and Crocodilians

Hardcover $34.95 $26.00

A Guide to Their Identification and Habits

“This compact, well-illustrated volume clarifies the forces that cause sea level change and the consequences of such change. . . . A marvelous resource that brings together the thinking of commited experts in an attractive, coherent and positive manner.” —Florida Weekly

R. D. Bartlett and Patricia P. Bartlett

Florida Landscape Plants Native and Exotic John V. Watkins, Thomas J. Sheehan, and Robert J. Black third edition

Paperback $22.95 $16.00

Paperback $29.95 $20.00

Florida Animals for Everyday Naturalists Larry Allan 172 color photos | Paperback $19.95 $15.00

“An informative and entertaining introduction to Florida’s unique and varied wildlife.”—Jeff Miller, Conservation Advocate, Center for Biological Diversity

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida A Companion for Gardeners

Ornamental Palm Horticulture

Roger L. Hammer

Timothy K. Broschat, Alan W. Meerow, and Monica L. Elliott

“Wonderfully comprehensive. This book will get you started on your own butterfly or hummingbird garden even if you’ve been gardening for years!” —Ryan Fessenden, Florida Museum of Natural History

second edition

Paper $39.95 $30.00

“Offers information for the beginning palm grower as well as the professional.”—Miami Herald

Paperback $24.95 $18.00

Geologic History of Florida Major Events That Formed the Sunshine State Albert C. Hine Hardcover $39.95 $26.00

“An excellent summary of [Florida’s] geologic history which is comprehensive and at the same time, readable.”—Geological Quarterly



—Susan M. Varlamoff, Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast

Trees South Florida and the Keys Andrew K. Koeser, Melissa H. Friedman, Gitta Hasing, Alan R. Franck, Holly Finley, and Julie Schelb Paperback $24.95 $22.00

This sturdy, pocket-sized field guide is designed for landscape professionals, arborists, naturalists, gardeners, and anyone seeking to know the trees around them.

Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast Susan M. Varlamoff Paperback $29.95 $21.00

“Inspires readers to transform their yards into planetfriendly landscapes.”—Lucy Bradley, coauthor of Earth-Friendly Desert Gardening

Florida’s Edible Wild Plants A Guide to Collecting and Cooking Peggy Sias Lantz Paperback $16.95 $13.00

“An easy way to enjoy the common, healthful, and tasty edible plants growing around you.” —Richard Wunderlin, coauthor of Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida


Sustainable Gardening for Florida Ginny Stibolt Paperback $24.95 $18.00

“This book will open your eyes to wonderful ways of helping the environment.”—Daytona Beach News-Journal

Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida Ginny Stibolt and Melissa Contreras

Healing Plants

Paperback $24.95 $18.00

Medicine of the Florida Seminole Indians

“Packed with practical tips for backyard gardens of all sizes.” —Edible South Florida

Alice Micco Snow and Susan Enns Stans Paperback $19.95 $15.00

“Snow represents a generation we are rapidly losing—elders who retain traditional knowledge of their native culture—and this is her gift to the future.”—Florida Historical Quarterly

Vegetable Gardening in Florida James M. Stephens Paperback $16.95 $12.00

“As the chief vegetable garden agent for the state, Jim Stephens knows everything about vegetable gardening.”—St. Petersburg Times

Nature &

The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape Ginny Stibolt Paperback $24.95 $18.00

Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes Craig N. Huegel Paperback $24.95 $18.00



Outdoors & T ravel

“Roads are living things . . . growing,

Florida’s Paved Bike Trails Jeff Kunerth and Gretchen Kunerth third edition

Paperback $24.95 $20.00

“Whether on bike, foot, in-line skate, or even horse, this trail book can help you find the paths and know what to expect when you get there, and what you might find along the way.” —Tallahassee Democrat

50 Great Walks in Florida Lucy Beebe Tobias Paperback $24.95 $18.00

Featuring the best short, but significant outdoor jaunts in the Sunshine State, this guide offers fascinating local history and vivid descriptions of the sights and sites along the way.

The Hiking Trails of Florida’s National Forests, Parks, and Preserves Johnny Molloy and Sandra Friend second edition


“This book should be in every hiker’s backpack.”—Outdoor Adventure

Beach and Coastal Camping in Florida Johnny Molloy second edition

Paperback $16.95 $11.00

“Descriptions of parks and recreation areas along the coasts of Florida with pictures, directions and fees, descriptions of the beach areas, pertinent details about the campgrounds, the history of the area, what to do and what’s nearby.” —Tallahassee Democrat

An Ecotourist’s Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys Robert Silk Paperback $16.95 $13.00

“This handy guide explores the Everglades and the Florida Keys, providing details about the sights, smells, and attractions that would appeal to naturalists, ecotourists, and outdoorsy travelers.” —Library Journal

Snorkeling the Florida Keys Brad Bertelli Paperback $19.95 $15.00

“Jam packed with history, stories of pirates and shipwrecks, and hundreds of interesting fact[s], in addition to the nitty-gritty details necessary to find the prime snorkeling spots in the Keys . . . sure to become a must-have classic.” —Tallahassee Writers Association



twisting and turning.”—Cathy Salustri, Backroads of Paradise

“Encourages Sunshine State visitors to explore its many diverse and pristine natural wetlands.” —Booklist

“Provides detailed trail directions, a descriptive sense of each ecosystem, and don’t-miss highlights.” —Michal Strutin, author of Florida State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide

Backroads of Paradise

Walking St. Augustine

A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida Cathy Salustri

An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America’s Oldest City

Paperback $19.95 $15.00

Elsbeth “Buff” Gordon

“[Salustri] delights in letting people know that to really discover Florida, you have to turn off the congested interstates and explore the state’s towns and cities.”

126 color and 65 b/w illus., walking tour maps Paperback $14.95 $12.00

—New York Times

Fruits of Eden David Fairchild and America’s Plant Hunters Amanda Harris Hardcover $24.95 $18.00

“If you have ever wondered how navel oranges and other such foods came to be grown in America, here’s the answer.”—Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics

Returning North with the Spring John R. Harris

Backcountry Trails of Florida A Guide to Hiking Florida’s Water Management Districts

“Filled with everything you need to enjoy America’s oldest city.”—Tampa Bay Magazine

Terri Mashour Paperback $19.95 $15.00

Miami for Families A Vacation Guide for Parents and Kids Laura Albritton Paperback $18.95 $14.00

Randy Wayne White’s Ultimate Tarpon Book The Birth of Big Game Fishing Edited by Randy Wayne White and Carlene Fredericka Brennen Paperback $21.95 $16.00

Fishing for Spotted Seatrout From the Carolinas to Texas Jan S. Maizler Paperback $15.95 $10.00

Hardcover $24.95 $18.00

“Harris’s thrilling revisit is a powerful addition to nature-writing in its own right.”—Janisse Ray, author of Drifting into Darien



Space The History of Human Space Flight

Trailblazing Mars

Forever Young

Ted Spitzmiller

NASA’s Next Giant Leap

A Life of Adventure in Air and Space

Hardcover $39.95 $32.00

Pat Duggins

John W. Young with James R. Hansen

“An ambitious and thorough history, extending back to the earliest risk takers and innovators who laid the groundwork for the astronauts and cosmonauts who would break the bonds of Earth.”

Paperback $19.95 $15.00

Paperback $22.95 $17.00

“Duggins gives you the how of the process along with the facts. Who knows what trails this book will help blaze? Read on.”—Bill Nye the Science Guy® and executive director of The Planetary Society

“Young was the best engineer and best test pilot of all the astronauts of the early space age. Without question, he was the most important astronaut of the space shuttle era. He was the best ever chief of the Astronaut Office in Houston. Nobody matched him.”—Alan L. Bean

—George Leopold, author of Calculated Risk

“Brings many of the personalities in the exploration of space to life. Spitzmiller offers a great perspective on issues from Von Braun’s involvement with the Nazi Party to Grissom’s infamous hatch.” —Sidney M. Gutierrez, former NASA shuttle commander


“Duggins’s timely and engrossing study will interest explorers and armchair astronauts alike, and remind readers of the excitement of outer space.” —Publishers Weekly

Willy Ley Prophet of the Space Age

“A fascinating life.”—Space Review

The Final Mission Preserving NASA’s Apollo Sites

Jared S. Buss

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O’Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

Hardcover $34.95 $26.00

Hardcover $34.95 $26.00

“A dynamic biography of a remarkable scientific figure. . . . Fans of scientific history and those just looking for a fascinating new read are in for a treat.” —Foreword Reviews

The world will always remember Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin for their first steps on the moon, yet few today hold in respect the sites that made these and other astronauts’ journeys possible. The Final Mission explores these key locations, including the footprints and items left on the moon, and calls for the urgent preservation of this space heritage.

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River and Road is a visual and narrative history of the architectural evolution and urban development of Southwest Florida as shown in Fort Myers, Florida. A top tourist destination to this day, the Gulf Coast city has been home to the winter estates of the rich and famous, including Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and oil tycoon Ambrose McGregor.


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