7 edition of The Book of the Everglades (World As Home, The) found in the catalog.
July 17, 2002
by Milkweed Editions
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||300|
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Buy a cheap copy of The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and book by Michael Grunwald. The Everglades was once reviled as a liquid wasteland, and Americans dreamed of draining it. Now it is revered as a national treasure, and Americans have launched Free shipping over $Cited by: Exclusive essays from the top minds in Everglades conservation appear throughout the book, opening an even wider perspective on Stone’s powerful photographs. With its stellar selection of informative writings, together with images that have wowed National Geographic, the BBC, NPR, as well as magazines and newspapers across the globe.
"Admirable an interesting and informative historical account of the Everglades."—Journal of Economic History "A powerful book that might disturb some and energize others." — St. Petersburg Times "An engaging, fascinating, and fine-grained narrative that is good history with an activist : University Press of Florida. The Florida Everglades The Everglades is a unique treasure found in South Florida. The Everglades is the largest remaining subtropical wilderness in the United States. It consists of million acres of saw grass marshes, Her book, The Everglades: River of Grass, published in —the year Everglades National Park wasFile Size: KB.
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Product details Series: The World As Home Paperback: pages Publisher: Milkweed Editions; 1 edition (J ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: out of 5/5(1).
In her beautifully written book, Marjory Stoneman Douglas presents a history of the Everglades that is as interesting and thought provoking today as the day it was published over 60 years ago The daughter of the founder of The Miami Herald, Marjory Stoneman Douglas was inspired by her father's interest in the Everglades and she became an important early advocate for protecting the Everglades.
This book Cited by: Product details Age Range: 4 - 8 years Grade Level: 1 - 4 Lexile Measure: (What's this?) Paperback: 32 pages Publisher: HarperCollins; Reprint edition (Ma ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 9 5/5(15). Books about the wetlands of Florida, the Everglades.
Natural history, animals, plants, travelogues, memoirs, nature, history, conservation, ecology, environment. The Everglades Informational (nonfiction), words, Level L (Grade 2) Multilevel Book also available in levels I and O Everglades National Park is a special place that is home to many weird and wonderful plants and animals.
Located in South Florida, the Everglades consist of. The Everglades: River of Grass by Marjorie Stoneman Douglas (Rinehart & Co., Inc. ) (). This is an omnibus book about the Everglades circa This volume is mainly a recounting of the history of the Glades area/5(78). The Swamp is the stunning story of the destruction and possible resurrection of the Everglades, the saga of man's abuse of nature in southern Florida and his unprecedented efforts to make amends.
The Amazon Book ReviewCited by: Totch: A Life In the Everglades is an autobiography written by Loren G. Brown, known as “Totch”. Totch was born in on Chokoloskee Island (three years after my father).
He was one of five children born to J.J Brown and Alice Jane by: 2. Joan of the Everglades. He described it as comedy-thriller with a nod to Chesterton. > Joan Dior is an edgy teen artist who finds a corpse in a Florida lagoon, vows to find the Some years ago David Athey sent me his first book Danny Gospel, which I reviewed here/5.
The Book of the Everglades is a story of how much was changed when the vast river of grass was drained and converted to agriculture, its natural plumbing channeled so that nearby towns and farms would be protected from flood and saved in drought.
It's a story of how one of North America's largest freshwater lakes ended up with a moat around : Order books online at the Everglades University’s Bookstore.
Read our payment options, shipment information & book return policy. About the Author Jean Craighead George wrote over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal inand she received a Newbery Honor for My Side of the Mountain.
She continued to write acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world.5/5(1). The Florida Everglades is a unique ecosystem — nowhere else in the world can such an environment be found. Everglades tells the story of this living kaleidoscope of color and beauty: from its creation as a blue-green sea through its evolution to a miraculous river, the home of egrets, orchids, and alligators.
Favorite nature writer Jean Craighead George spins a mesmerizing. The Everglades: River of Grass is written by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who is a champion of environmental concerns regarding the Everglades. This fascinating book tells the history of the Everglades and the people of the Everglades.
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He asked Marjory to write a book about the Miami River. She asked him if she could write about the Everglades as being connected to the Miami River.
He agreed. Thus began Marjory’s research into the Everglades ecosystem. The book took five years. It was published the same year Everglades National Park was dedicated, "The Swamp is the best thing I've ever read about the Everglades.
The story of what's happened to this haunted and magical wilderness has the epic ingredients of a great novel -- greed, betrayal, carnage, and valor -- and Michael Grunwald has beautifully captured it all for history."Released on: Ma Led by journalist Marjorie Stoneman Douglas and her popular book on the Everglades, the alarm was raised to save the remaining portion of the Everglades and its unique birds, other wildlife and flora.
These efforts resulted in Everglades National /5. The Everglades once blanketed a quarter of Florida. Stretching from Lake Okeechobee to Florida Bay, its saw grass prairies, mangrove swamps, and hammocks were home to a profusion of animals, plants, and prehistoric Native Americans, as well as Seminoles, Miccosukees, and Gladesmen of historic times.
InNapoleon Bonaparte Broward ran for Florida governor with the political platform of. The Everglades was America's last frontier, a wild country long after the West was won.
Grunwald chronicles how a series of visionaries tried to drain and “reclaim” it, and how Mother Nature /5(14). That plan is already the blueprint for a new worldwide era of ecosystem restoration.
And this book is a cautionary tale for that era. Through gripping narrative and dogged reporting, Grunwald shows how the Everglades is still threatened by the same hubris, greed and /5(12).Buy a cheap copy of Everglades book by Randy Wayne White. Doc Ford returns to his stilt house on Dinkin's Bay to find an old friend and one-time lover waiting for him.
Her real-estate developer husband has disappeared and Free shipping over $/5(5).Beforewhen Marjory Stoneman Douglas named the Everglades a "river of grass, " most people considered the area a vast and worthless swamp.
Her book brought the world's attention to the need to preserve the Everglades, a unique environment that is home to countless animal and plant species.- A treasured classic of nature writing first published over 50 years ago- This book launched /5(5).