Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators: More Stories about Real Florida

Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators: More Stories about Real Florida

by Jeff Klinkenberg
     
 

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Bronze Medal, Nonfiction, Florida Book Awards

Praise for Jeff Klinkenberg

“A skilled writer, he knows when to listen and when to nudge each short story along.”—Publishers Weekly

“Klinkenberg uncovers the beauty and mystery of his home state.”—Southern Living

“If Jeff Klinkenberg isn&rsquo

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Bronze Medal, Nonfiction, Florida Book Awards

Praise for Jeff Klinkenberg

“A skilled writer, he knows when to listen and when to nudge each short story along.”—Publishers Weekly

“Klinkenberg uncovers the beauty and mystery of his home state.”—Southern Living

“If Jeff Klinkenberg isn’t careful,” says Carl Hiaasen, “he might give journalism a good name.”

  

Praise for Pilgrim in the Land of Alligators

 “Another entry in [Klinkenberg’s] ‘Real Florida’ crusade against anything false and manufactured with the stench of a theme park attached.”—Creative Loafing

 “A great introduction to one of the state’s finest writers.”—South Florida Sun-Sentinel

 “Gracefully written, endlessly entertaining . . . a gift for all who love the real Florida”—St. Petersburg Times

Florida native Jeff Klinkenberg grew up in Miami, began working in newspapers at age sixteen, and has been writing for the St. Petersburg Times since 1977. He is the only two-time winner of the Paul Hansell Distinguished Journalism Award, the highest honor given by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors. He is also the author of Seasons of Real Florida.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813032085
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
04/06/2008
Series:
Florida History and Culture Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
905,593
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Florida native Jeff Klinkenberg grew up in Miami, began working in newspapers at age sixteen, and has been writing for the St. Petersburg Times since 1977. He is the only two-time winner of the Paul Hansell Distinguished Journalism Award, the highest honor given by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors. He is also the author of Seasons of Real Florida.

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