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Extensive scholarship combines with compelling insights to weave a plausible tale of espionage and a tragic miscalculation that led to the historic night at the theatre and included a massive cover-up perpetuated to this day.
Readers of Southwinds magazine have chuckled for years at the unlikely antics of Bubba Whartz, a sailor “who marches to the beat of a different drummer.” When not ensconced on his ferro-cement sloop, Right Guard (made from a truckful of cement left over from the construction of I-75), Bubba is holding forth at the Blue Moon Saloon, courting a distinctly hostile stripper named Trixie LaMotte, or otherwise wreaking havoc on local society. In these outrageous short stories, author Morgan Stinemetz celebrates the lowbrow side of boating as Bubba Whartz, red baseball cap and all, leaves all adversaries in his wake.
Based on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration charts, this companion to the Cruising Guide to Western Florida contains color navigational charts pertaining to the area. Not only does it give cruisers information on where to drop anchor, but also what to do once they abandon their sea legs. The charts indicate the nearest restaurants, accommodations, historic sites, anchorages, marinas, and fueling stations—even in strange ports of call. Spiral.
What began as a friendly contest to see who could unearth the finest “hidden gems” along the Northern Gulf Coast eventually evolved into the best, most thoroughly researched guide to everything between Waveland, Mississippi, and Carrabelle, Florida. Coasting shares with the reader these treasures, such as Andree’s Wine, Cheese, and Things in Fairhope, Alabama, along with popular establishments, including McGuire’s Irish Pub in Pensacola, Florida. Paperback.
Written entirely in Spanish, Cocina Criolla, the standard reference work on traditional Puerto Rican cooking, has sold more than 200,000 copies and has special appeal to those who enjoy the island’s cuisine. Hardcover.
Written entirely in Spanish, Cocina Criolla, the standard reference work on traditional Puerto Rican cooking, has sold more than 200,000 copies and has special appeal to those who enjoy the island's cuisine.
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Cruising Guide to Eastern Florida is the most thoroughly and comprehensive source for details on the facilities and waters of the Sunshine State’s eastern shore, from Fernandina Beach to Miami. In this updated fifth edition, the reader will find a wide range of new information, including current navigational data, marinas and other boating facilities, water depths, shoreside dining and other attractions, and anchorage locales along the entire shore. Paperback.
Covering more than 300 nautical miles in the Gulf of Mexico, this book guides cruisers along Florida’s gulf coastline from Apalachicola to Anclote Key. Capt. Rick Rhodes also explores the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, Flint, and Suwannee rivers. By including numerous historical anecdotes, Cruising Guide to Florida’s Big Bend gives insight into the region’s past, along with current marina, restaurant, and entertainment recommendations. Paperback.
This completely updated cruising guide covers the waters that stretch from Apalachicola, Florida, to Grand Isle, Louisiana. For the first time, this edition includes additional access information to Grand Isle, Barataria, the Chandeleur Islands, and the Harvey Canal in the Mississippi Delta. Like all of Young’s guides, Cruising Guide to the Northern Gulf Coast combines expert navigational advice with candid evaluations of facilities, marinas, restaurants, and other shoreside attractions. Paperback.
From the slow-moving Manatee River, to the wide-open spans of Tampa Bay, to the multitude of islands and inlets between Cape Sable and Naples, Western Florida offers a tranquil alternative to the fast-paced lifestyle of the eastern coast. Cruising Guide to Western Florida leaves nothing unexplored in the waters from Flamingo to the Big Bend.
This completely updated edition by the king of cruising guides provides reliable instructions and lively commentary about traveling from the Port of Miami all the way to the Dry Tortugas. Boaters may choose one of two routes to the Florida Keys, the inside route via the Intracoastal Waterway or the offshore option through Hawk Channel. In both cases, the authors pinpoint and assess obstructions, anchorages, marinas, fuel supplies, and other facilities for cruisers. Cruising the Florida Keys also contains first-hand evaluations of restaurants, cultural attractions, and historical sites, including the many things to see and do in Key West.
This all-encompassing biography of Edna Hibel includes stories of her Boston childhood and shows the development of her unique artistic style from the discovery of her talent in the fourth grade throughout her career as an artist. Some of her accolades include the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts, the Very Special Arts Presidential Award, six honorary doctorates, and honors from Pope John Paul II.
A comprehensive discussion of the flags that represented the southern nation between 1861 and 1865, The Flags of the Confederacy offers a detailed and well-researched look at the history of the national, state, and military flags that were developed during the period in which the new Southern nation existed.
We all know about Florida’s sun, surf, and senior citizen population, but what do we know about its seedy underbelly? It is a fact that Florida’s loophole-laden tax laws and laissez-faire attitude have attracted all kinds of swindlers, from the garden variety con man to criminals as infamous as Al Capone. It is also a fact that Vic Knight knows virtually all there is to know about every one of them.
The history of Florida is full of the names of famous men and women who made significant contributions to the world in a broad range of categories: exploration, government, invention, literature, development, entertainment, space exploration, and many more. Floridians All is an introduction to the many people who have achieved fame through work they did either in Florida or from Florida. Hardcover.
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