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The Everglades river of grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas

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Published by Pineapple Press in Sarasota, Fla .
Written in English


  • Natural history -- Florida -- Everglades,
  • Everglades (Fla.) -- Description and travel,
  • Everglades (Fla.) -- History,
  • Everglades (Fla.) -- Environmental conditions,
  • Florida -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Marjory Stoneman Douglas ; illustrated by Robert Fink ; [update by Michael Grunwald].
ContributionsGrunwald, Michael, 1970-
LC ClassificationsF317.E9 D6 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination447 p. :
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23673543M
ISBN 109781561643943
LC Control Number2007028384

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