Brookfield, Charles M. and Oliver Griswold.
Title They All Called it Tropical: True Tales of the Romantic Everglades National Park, Cape Sable, and the Florida Keys. With a Foreword by Daniel B. Beard, First Superintendent, The Everglades National Park and An Introduction by John D. Pennekamp, Associate Editor, The Miami Herald. With 23 Illustrations and a Map.
Publisher Miami, FL: The Data Press, (1964).
Seller ID 2172gls
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, b&w photo. illus. wrappers), 78 pp. Very Good+, with lightly rubbed edges. Everglades National Park is often described as a unique biological area featuring colorful wildlife and unusual plants. Until now, the human history of the park and its environs has been almost totally neglected. Perhaps this avoidance has stemmed from the fact that history's pages are not splashed with stories of great battles or famous civilizations which rose and fell in the brooding vastness of the Everglades. Its history is one of its people -- individuals or small groups -- who have dared to face one of the strangest environments in the New World. By dugout canoe, stately galleon, sparkling little sharpie sailboat, modern cabin cruiser, or wading on foot, they have come and gone. Some of their tracks shall forever be hidden in the timeless Everglades...