About the Author
Nick West was born in Gainesville, Florida and grew up on a family farm near Archer, Florida. He attended Gainesville High School and the University of Florida. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, and together with his family, have owned and operated a landscape business in the area for over twenty years. He and his wife Kay live on the farm where he grew up. The Great Southern Circus is his first book. A collection of circus stories told to him by his grandmother as they were told to her by her grandmother, Miranda Madderra.
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