Whether youare a born-and-raised Floridian, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Florida Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as David Grimes and Tom Becnel take you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of the Sunshine State. Discover the stateas smallest police station; its highest point (at a measly 345 feet); and its warmest (and smelliest) mineral spring. Meet a worm-fiddlina woman; a chainsaw-wieldina man; and some real-life underwater dancing mermaidsasure to make a splash with the little ones! Join the fun at a flip-your-own-pancake restaurant; the Chumuckla Redneck Paradeas lack-of-beauty pageant; or the get-nekked-if-you-dare Butt Hutt.He only shoots at night, which is why the lightning detector comes in handy. aIt seems like all the best storms happen ... to be a good lightning photographer. His most popular photo, called aThe Wreck, a took two years and fifty trips to make.
|Author||:||David Grimes, Tom Becnel|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2011-01-11|