In Season: Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places in

In Season: Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places in Between ➽ [Download] ✤ In Season: Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places in Between By Jim Ross ➲ – Thomashillier.co.uk Florida Book Awards Silver Medal for Florida Nonfiction First time travelers to Florida often imagine the state as just a vacationland or a swamp a place to visit and to leave behind But the writers i Florida Book Awards Stories of Kindle Ò Silver Medal for Florida Nonfiction First time travelers to Florida often imagine the state as just a vacationland or a swamp a place to visit and to leave behind But the writers in this collection discover the truth that everyone who s lived in the state knows When you venture into Florida you won t find what you expect and what you do find will stay with you In Season: PDF \ foreverThe authors of these essays come to Florida for different reasons Love fortune family rest natural beauty or a fresh start They encounter a place so diverse that it defies easy categorization Lauren Groff describes her experience settling in Florida after growing up in the Northeast and finds an affinity with the strong willed writer Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings who grew to resent the cities of her past and embraced Season: Stories of Discovery, Loss, PDF or the wild lands Season: Stories of PDF Æ that inspired The Yearling Cuban born Susannah Rodr guez Drissi travels to Miami and learns what the city means for Cuban Americans and what it doesn t mean to them Deesha Philyaw returns to Jacksonville to care for her cancer stricken mother only to discover that their relationship is even complicated than she d always suspected Rick Bragg recalls the beauty of the Gulf of Mexico a beauty endangered and very nearly Season: Stories of Discovery, Loss, PDF or destroyed by the Deepwater Horizon oil spillIn these stories Florida is than a setting it s a character of its own It stirs up hurricanes and rainstorms enchants with natural springs and cypress forests and endures in the face of pollution For all of these writers Florida is a force that brings about moments of personal insight and growth a place where hard lessons are learned and true joy is experienced Their essays illustrate that the places we inhabit put a stamp on us even if we only call them home for a seasonContributors Chantel Acevedo Jan Becker Marion Starling Boyer Rick Bragg Jennifer S Brown Lucy Bryan Linda Buckmaster Jill Christman Susannah Rodriguez Drissi Sarah Fazeli Corey Ginsberg Lauren Groff Katelyn Keating Sandra Gail Lambert Lara Lillibridge Bill Maxwell Karen Salyer McElmurray Deesha Philyaw Lisa Roney Jim Ross Lia Skalkos.


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  1. David Freudenburg David Freudenburg says:

    Excellent essays about Florida and life here I can SO much relate to what is written here I would call these essays rather than stories since they are nonfiction I find all of them to be REAL and feel so realistic.1 The Lost Yearling An American Classic Fades Away Lauren Groff This is about The Yearling and it really gives excellent and informative information I have never read the book, but I now have a very deep understanding of it.2 The Same Creatures that You Fear Lisa Roney A t Excellent essays about Florida and life here I can SO much relate to what is written here I would call these essays rather than stories since they are nonfiction I find all of them to be REAL and feel so realistic.1 The Lost Yearling An American Classic Fades Away Lauren Groff This is about The Yearling and it really gives excellent and informative information I have never read the book, but I now have a very deep understanding of it.2 The Same Creatures that You Fear Lisa Roney A teacher who recently moved to Florida describes some of life s surprises in this state Everything here rings true 3 Encyclopedia Floridiana Lia Skalkos Very clever descriptions of a few of Florida s most typical creatures lovebugs, lizards, gators, etc 4 The Cone of Uncertainty Katelyn Keating Recounts what it is like for us in Florida to wait for a hurricane 5 How I Spent My Summer Internship Jim Ross Very humorous and interesting telling of his summer as a college intern at the St Petersburg Times in Pasco County.6 The Eternal Gulf Rick Bragg Thoughts on the Florida Gulf coast, its meaning, history, and future.7 The Crushing Weight of a Giant Chipmunk Costume Sarah Fazeli Beautiful and sentimental memory of working at DW for a few years as a young adult The ending moved me to tears.8 Dirty Hands Lucy Bryan A group of students and their professor work to rebuild the natural environment of the Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve in the panhandle.9 Vena Cava Chantel Acevedo Reminiscences of a woman who grew up in Hialeah on 12th Avenue.10 Rolling in the Mud Sandra Gail Lambert Wheelchair bound woman writes of her love for the nature of Paynes Prairie.11 How Can You Be Mad at Someone Who s Dying of Cancer Deesha Philyaw Depressing and uncomfortable memoir of an adult daughter s relationship with her overbearing mother.12 Returning to Hopelessness Bill Maxwell Man who graduated from high school in Crescent City, FL in 1963 returns home and reflects on the legacy of civil rights.13 Life in the Shade of Modern Babel Jan Becker About the evil outside the door of her apartment in Pompano Beach, on Crystal Lake.14 Miami Redux Corey Ginsberg Young woman describes her Miami neighborhood and the challenges of living with crime Told in reverse.15 Daughters of the Springs Lauren Groff Mermaids and the show at Weeki Wachee.16 Security Clearance Linda Buckmaster A woman returns to the Kennedy Space Center where her father worked when she was a child.17 Bingo Territory Marion Starling Boyer A 65 yr old woman from Michigan lives in a 55 plus trailer park in Florida each February.18 The Life and Death and Life of Miami Beach Jennifer S Brown Memories of Miami Beach and ruminations on how cities change.19 Florida Vacation An Essay in Third Person Jill Christman Mother of infant is on vacation in Madeira Beach and meets a bright 6 year old girl named Cameron who inspires her to visit the Dali museum.20 The Right Tap Lara Lillibridge The warm tap water of Key West is a metaphor for welcoming one to the city.21 Hurricane Karen Salyer McElmurray The author goes on vacation in Florida to meet her adult son whom she had given for adoption when she was 16 years old.22 Even You, Miami Susannah Rodriguez Drissi A woman who leaves Cuba as a child finds her home again in Miami.23 Familiar Shore Jim Ross While watching the sun set on Captiva, he uses metaphors to describe why he came to Florida and stays here


  2. Mary Carson Mary Carson says:

    Enjoyed reading about various aspects of Florida.


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