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Miss Patsy Ann - Sketches From Another Time By Katy Vanderhoef
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The memoir of Patsy Ann Langford, who was born in Canal Point, Florida in 1932. It describes the local history and includes snippets of the local people as she remembers them. Her life in Canal Point... More > during the 1930's until 1952 would be described as idyllic by many; yet, there were many changes and undercurrents that couldn't be denied.< Less
The Venice of America By Minerva Bloom
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TRAVEL PICTORIAL: 9x7 LANDSCAPE Size. 108 pages with 146 full color and black & white images of Fort Lauderdale's past and present: its turbulent history, its world famous beaches that stretch... More > over 23 miles, its busy international marina and port, its yacht and cruise ship centers, its innumerable water canals, exotic nature & wildlife, its lush colorful flora, its unforgettable sunrises and much more... A comprehensive, visual tour of the city known as The Venice of America. Surveying the city's fascinating history, this pictorial by Minerva Bloom, begins with the first settlers and continues with Florida's land boom: a crucial period that would make Fort Lauderdale a unique place in America. This reference book is an essential guide for history buffs, travelers, yacht aficionados, lovers of wildlife and flora and cultural studies of a city that captures a unique, proud, modern and distinct spirit.< Less
The Venice of America By Minerva Bloom
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Color and B&W images of Fort Lauderdale's past and present: its turbulent history, its world famous beaches that stretch over 23 miles, its busy international marina and port, its yacht and... More > cruise ship centers, its innumerable water canals, exotic nature & wildlife, its lush colorful flora, its unforgettable sunrises and much more. A comprehensive, visual tour of the city known as The Venice of America. Surveying the city's fascinating history, this pictorial by Minerva Bloom, begins with the first settlers and continues with Florida's land boom: a crucial period that would make Fort Lauderdale a unique place in America. This reference book is an essential guide for history buffs, travelers, yacht aficionados, lovers of wildlife and flora and cultural studies of a city that captures a unique, proud, modern and distinct spirit.< Less
Cruising the Great Loop By Bob & Charlotte Snider
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America’s Great Loop was never on our bucket list of things to do. In fact, we sort of backed into the trip with minimal planning. This book consists of our email log sent to approximately 50... More > friends and family members weekly while we were traveling. Departing from southern Georgian Bay in August 2008 we transited Lake Michigan, the canals and rivers to Mobile, Alabama, across the Gulf of Mexico, the west coast of Florida to Fort Myers, across the Okeechobee Waterway, the east Coast of Florida to Marathon and then north to Chesapeake City. In the fall of 2009 we headed south to Marathon Florida before heading north to Canada and our home waters on Georgian Bay arriving July 2010. We hope that anyone planning to do the Great Loop will find the information useful for itinerary planning, identifying things to do along the way, problems to watch out for and just general knowledge about the Great Loop.< Less
Cruising the Great Loop By Bob & Charlotte Snider
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America’s Great Loop was never on our bucket list of things to do. In fact, we sort of backed into the trip with minimal planning. This book consists of our email log sent to approximately 50... More > friends and family members weekly while we were traveling. Departing from southern Georgian Bay in August 2008 we transited Lake Michigan, the canals and rivers to Mobile, Alabama, across the Gulf of Mexico, the west coast of Florida to Fort Myers, across the Okeechobee Waterway, the east Coast of Florida to Marathon and then north to Chesapeake City. In the fall of 2009 we headed south to Marathon Florida before heading north to Canada and our home waters on Georgian Bay arriving July 2010. We hope that anyone planning to do the Great Loop will find the information useful for itinerary planning, identifying things to do along the way, problems to watch out for and just general knowledge about the Great Loop.< Less
Flight of the Maita Book thirty one: Puzzles By CD Moulton
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I was POed about a "developer" that was making a big overdone ecologically destructive project across the canal from where I lived in Florida. This was the result, and in the years since i... More > have been chilled by the fact that the mentality of those people was so closely what these were.< Less
Phosphate Fluorides Toxic Torts By Gary Pittman
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Gary Pittman and his co-workers were systematically exposed to toxic substances while working for Occidental Chemical Corporation's north Florida phosphoric acid plants and mines. "Phosphate -... More > Fluorides - Toxic Torts" is a personal narrative by Pittman describing his seven-year battle with Occidental while suffering with chemical poisoning, and the obstacles he had to overcome in the pursuit of compensation. Occidental Chemical Corporation was no stranger to Toxic Tort litigation. They were the company named in the 1979 landmark case, “United States v. Occidental,” about the "Love Canal" public health disaster in the late 1970s. In 1995, the “Love Canal” case was still in the courts when Pittman, a co-worker, and attorney, Dorothy Clay Sims took on the mammoth Occidental machine with their legions of law firms. Did Pittman win? Yes and no. When you have your health, you can always make more money, but when you are poisoned and debilitated, there's not enough money in the world to buy back your health.< Less
Phosphate Fluorides Toxic Torts By Gary Pittman
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Gary Pittman and his co-workers were systematically exposed to toxic substances while working for Occidental Chemical Corporation's north Florida phosphoric acid plants and mines. "Phosphate -... More > Fluorides - Toxic Torts" is a personal narrative by Pittman describing his seven-year battle with Occidental while suffering with chemical poisoning, and the obstacles he had to overcome in the pursuit of compensation. Occidental Chemical Corporation was no stranger to Toxic Tort litigation. They were the company named in the 1979 landmark case, “United States v. Occidental,” about the "Love Canal" public health disaster in the late 1970s. In 1995, the “Love Canal” case was still in the courts when Pittman, a co-worker, and attorney, Dorothy Clay Sims took on the mammoth Occidental machine with their legions of law firms. Did Pittman win? Yes and no. When you have your health, you can always make more money, but when you are poisoned and debilitated, there's not enough money in the world to buy back your health.< Less
An Inspirational Journey By Michael Holmstrom
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These are inspirational, motivational and spiritual writings by Michael E. Holmstrom during a 2-year journey on his 37-foot sailboat. He personally navigated his sailboat from San Francisco, through... More > the Panama Canal, to Florida. Michael passed away September 22, 2007, after a courageous battle with cancer. His wife found a box of his writings, or "slips" as he called them, on 3x5 cards. Michael wanted to spend his life inspiring others. In loving memory of Michael, we share his writings with you.< Less
An Inspirational Journey By Michael Holmstrom
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These are inspirational, motivational and spiritual writings by Michael E. Holmstrom during a 2-year journey on his 37-foot sailboat. He personally navigated his sailboat from San Francisco, through... More > the Panama Canal, to Florida. Michael passed away September 22, 2007, after a courageous battle with cancer. His wife found a box of his writings, or "slips" as he called them, on 3x5 cards. Michael wanted to spend his life inspiring others. In loving memory of Michael, we share his writings with you.< Less