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The Spirit of the River (Special Edition) By Jackie Jackson
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The story of the family who built Fort Lauderdale’s legendary Riverside Hotel. The Riverside Hotel is so much more than a place to stay - it is living history. The story of the founding of... More > this hotel, at the very heart of a great Florida city, is in many ways the story of the founding of a community. This book tells the story of the people who came together to build one of Florida’s oldest and most celebrated hotels on one of America’s favorite streets; Las Olas Boulevard.< Less
The Spirit of the River (softcover) By Jackie Jackson
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The story of the family who built Fort Lauderdale’s legendary Riverside Hotel Hotel The Riverside Hotel is so much more than a place to stay - it is living history. The story of the... More > founding of this hotel, at the very heart of a great Florida city, is in many ways the story of the founding of a community. This book tells the story of the people who came together to build one of Florida’s oldest and most celebrated hotels on one of America’s favorite streets; Las Olas Boulevard.< Less
South Florida Winters: 1981-1984 By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson started writing a daily diary in the summer of 1969, when he turned 18, and has compiled daily entries since then. In the six volumes of THE BROOKLYN DIARIES (SUMMER IN BROOKLYN,... More > AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN, WINTER IN BROOKLYN, SPRING IN BROOKLYN, MORE SUMMER IN BROOKLYN, and A YEAR IN ROCKAWAY), Grayson published selected entries from 1969 to 1980. Now, in SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS, the first volume of THE EIGHTIES DIARIES, Grayson describes his move, at age 29, from his native New York City to South Florida's sunny and warm winters. In the years 1981-1984, Grayson publishes several books of short stories, runs for the Davie Town Council, becomes a community college professor, and a celebrity getting his photo in People, USA Today, and national and local newspapers and magazines, and appears on dozens of radio and TV shows. SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS contains his entries from the days of the Mariel boatlift, the condo commando and the cocaine cowboy in Miami/Fort Lauderdale during the age of Reagan.< Less
South Florida Winters: 1981-1984 By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson started writing a daily diary in the summer of 1969, when he turned 18, and has compiled daily entries since then. In the six volumes of THE BROOKLYN DIARIES (SUMMER IN BROOKLYN,... More > AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN, WINTER IN BROOKLYN, SPRING IN BROOKLYN, MORE SUMMER IN BROOKLYN, and A YEAR IN ROCKAWAY), Grayson published selected entries from 1969 to 1980. Now, in SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS, the first volume of THE EIGHTIES DIARIES, Grayson describes his move, at age 29, from his native New York City to South Florida's sunny and warm winters. In the years 1981-1984, Grayson publishes several books of short stories, runs for the Davie Town Council, becomes a community college professor, and a celebrity getting his photo in People, USA Today, and national and local newspapers and magazines, and appears on dozens of radio and TV shows. SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS contains his entries from the days of the Mariel boatlift, the condo commando and the cocaine cowboy in Miami/Fort Lauderdale during the age of Reagan.< Less
Springtime in Lauderhill By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson started writing a daily diary in the summer of 1969, when he turned 18, and has compiled daily entries since then. In the six volumes of THE BROOKLYN DIARIES, Grayson published... More > selected entries from 1969 to 1980. Now, in THE EIGHTIES DIARIES, Grayson describes his itinerant life in his thirties during the Reagan era. Following the three previous volumes, SPRINGTIME IN LAUDERHILL recounta two months Grayson spent living in a run-down apartment complex in a fading Fort Lauderdale suburb.< Less
Springtime in Lauderhill By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson started writing a daily diary in the summer of 1969, when he turned 18, and has compiled daily entries since then. In the six volumes of THE BROOKLYN DIARIES, Grayson published... More > selected entries from 1969 to 1980. Now, in THE EIGHTIES DIARIES, Grayson describes his itinerant life in his thirties during the Reagan era. Following the three previous volumes, SPRINGTIME IN LAUDERHILL recounta two months Grayson spent living in a run-down apartment complex in a fading Fort Lauderdale suburb.< Less
Rap on Trial: Crew, Obscenity, and South Florida Justice, 1990 By Richard Grayson
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In 1990 the rap group 2 Live Crew's album, "As Nasty As They Wanna Be," with its hit single, "Me So Horny," was declared obscene by a federal judge in South Florida. Broward... More > County subsequently arrested 2 Live Crew for a live performance of the banned album at a Hollywood nightclub and also arrested a Fort Lauderdale record store owner for selling the forbidden CD. Acclaimed author and diarist Richard Grayson (The Brooklyn Diaries, With Hitler in New York, WRITE-IN: Diary of a Florida Congressional Candidate) here takes us back to the courtrooms of Broward County in that tumultuous fall of 1990. Grayson's diary entries from those two obscenity trials -- both with shocking verdicts -- make for an amazing historical record of a time when hiphop music was considered not fit for "civilized" people.< Less
RAP ON TRIAL: 2 Live Crew, Obscenity, and South Florida Justice, 1990 By Richard Grayson
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In 1990 the rap group 2 Live Crew's album, "As Nasty As They Wanna Be," with its hit single, "Me So Horny," was declared obscene by a federal judge in South Florida. Broward... More > County subsequently arrested 2 Live Crew for a live performance of the banned album at a Hollywood nightclub and also arrested a Fort Lauderdale record store owner for selling the forbidden CD. Acclaimed author and diarist Richard Grayson (The Brooklyn Diaries, With Hitler in New York, WRITE-IN: Diary of a Florida Congressional Candidate) here takes us back to the courtrooms of Broward County in that tumultuous fall of 1990. Grayson's diary entries from those two obscenity trials -- both with shocking verdicts -- make for an amazing historical record of a time when hiphop music was considered not fit for "civilized" people.< Less
Late Spring in Sunrise By Richard Grayson
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Broward County Florida, 1982. A 30-year-old writer and a 17-year-old boy about to graduate from high school. An unexpected love affair. Richard Grayson has been keeping a daily diary since the... More > summer of 1969, when he was an 18-year-old agoraphobic about to venture out into the world -- or at least the world around him in Brooklyn. In LATE SPRING IN SUNRISE an older Grayson is still exploring. Earlier, Grayson published the first six volumes of the diaries of his late teens and twenties as THE BROOKLYN DIARIES, featuring SUMMER IN BROOKLYN: 1969-1975; WINTER IN BROOKLYN: 1972-73; SPRING IN BROOKLYN, 1975; AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN, 1978; MORE SUMMERS IN BROOKLYN: 1976-1979; and A YEAR IN ROCKAWAY, 1980. LATE SPRING IN SUNRISE takes place in seven weeks of 1982 and is one of six volumes of THE EIGHTIES DIARIES, whose other books include SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS, 1981-1984; WEST SIDE SUMMERS, 1984-1987; INDIAN SUMMER: PARK SLOPE, 1985; SPRINGTIME IN LAUDERHILL, 1986; and EIGHTIES' END: AUTUMN, 1987-1989.< Less
Wanderyear By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson has been keeping a daily diary compulsively since the summer of 1969, when he was an 18-year-old agoraphobic about to venture out into the world – or at least the world around... More > him in Brooklyn. His diary, approximately 600 words a day without missing a day since August 1, 1969, now totals over 9 million words, rivaling the longest diaries ever written. But Grayson is not merely an eccentric with graphomania. His books of short stories have been praised in reviews by ROLLING STONE, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, LIBRARY JOURNAL and BEST SELLERS. Grayson’s nineteenth compilation of diary entries, WANDERYEAR, takes place between mid-1997 and mid-1998, when he quits his job as a staff attorney in social policy at a University of Florida law school think tank to move from place to place – South Florida, Brooklyn, Silicon Valley, Wyoming, Long Island, New Orleans, and suburban Phoenix, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia.< Less