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The Wild Heart of Florida|Jeffrey S. Ripple
The Wild Heart of Florida : Florida Writers on Florida's Wildlands
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The state of Florida has been loved almost to death. For generations, its diverse and striking natural beauty has attracted tourists, new residents, and, inevitably, speculators and developers who have destroyed or threatened much of the original landscape. Editors Ripple and Cerulean, both Florida-based nature writers, bring together 19 essays by authors who are united in their love and concern for Florida's wilderness. Contributors include novelists, journalists, poets, and scientists, as well as the editors themselves. Their eloquent essays offer elegies for the past and celebrations of what remains of Florida ecosystems, from the Panhandle pine forests to the overcrowded Keys. Appropriately, profits from the book will go to the Florida chapter of the Nature Conservancy. Florida libraries, as well as those interested in environmental writing at its finest, will find this a worthwhile purchase.--Kathleen Arsenault, Univ. of South Florida at St. Petersburg Lib.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780813016566
  • ISBN-10: 0813016568
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Publish Date: March 1999
  • Dimensions: 8.38 x 5.66 x 0.43 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.49 pounds
  • Page Count: 162

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