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Tales of Old Florida [Kindle Edition]

Dale Andrew White
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Book Description

from the author of "Disaster on the Sunshine Skyway" and "The Murder of Sheriff Mizell":

TALES OF OLD FLORIDA

* "A Pilgrimage to Cross Creek" - a journalist journeys to the source of novelist Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' inspiration to speak with those who remember her

* "Frederick Delius: Music with the Imprint of Florida" - an account of how this famous composer's years in Florida influenced his style

* "The Pride of Oklawaha" - humorist Gamble Rogers explains why "sorry is as sorry does"

* "The Last Testament of Zephaniah Kingsley" - an account of a slave trading plantation owner's surprising will and double life

* A bonus short story: "The Queens of Swampwater" - Dale Andrew White's rollicking story about the Mosquito County Women's Club and the battle to control its gavel

(“Tales of Old Florida,” “Disaster on the Sunshine Skyway” and “The Murder of Sheriff Mizell” are included in the Amazon Kindle ebook A FLORIDA ANTHOLOGY.)


Product Details

  • File Size: 188 KB
  • Print Length: 39 pages
  • Publisher: Twin Rivers Press (December 1, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004LX0IF4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #151,202 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars "Tales of Old Florida" by Dale Andrew White January 9, 2013
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I really enjoyed these tales of old Florida! Mr. White' s collection of tales reminds me of stories told to me by my grandparents. Many thanks for sharing these stories with the public!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Nice story book May 16, 2013
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Well written stories. I enjoyed reading reading them. They reminded me of the stories my parents used to tell me at bed time growing up in Florida.
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More About the Author

Dale Andrew White is the author of the interview collection "Encounters with Authors" and the short story collections "Moe Howard Died For Our Sins" and "Return of the Dittos," which are available in paperback and on Amazon Kindle. His Kindle books also include "Disaster on the Sunshine Skyway," "'Psycho' Analysis: an interpretation of Alfred Hitchcock's cinematic masterpiece," "A Field Guide to Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds," "Tales of Old Florida" and "A Florida Anthology."

White's humorous short stories have appeared in Modern Short Stories, Comic Relief, The MacGuffin, Nuthouse, Beyond Science Fiction & Fantasy and numerous other magazines and journals.

Midwest Book Review calls him "a natural born storyteller with an especial flair for blending fantasy, whimsy, satire and a fevered imagination into original stories that are replete with ribald humor and reader-engaging novelty."

BookReview.com warns that to open a Dale Andrew White short story collection "is to invite trouble - and probably enjoy it."

White is a member of Humor Writers of America. His short story collections have been nominated for the James Thurber Prize for American Humor.

Several of White's short stories are now also available separately on Amazon Kindle.

Read excerpts from White's short story collections and comments by his readers and reviewers at:
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/384526.Dale_Andrew_White

Also available separately on Amazon Kindle are White's interviews with Sir Peter Saunders, Agatha Christie's theatrical producer; "The Blackboard Jungle" author Evan Hunter, who as Ed McBain also penned the 87th Precinct mystery series; John Mortimer, creator of "Rumpole of the Bailey"; novelist Chaim Potok; "Hagar the Horrible" cartoonist Dik Browne; "Up the Down Staircase" author Bel Kaufman; novelist Eugenia Price; "Watership Down" author Richard Adams; neo-realist author Alain Robbe-Grillet; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Eberhart; rock pioneers Little Richard and Bo Diddley; pop artist Andy Warhol; behavioral psychologist B.F. Skinner; fantasy and science fiction author Andre Norton; macabre cartoonist Gahan Wilson and others.




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