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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