I’ve had the time to read frequently since I’ve been living in Africa. My reading tastes have ventured far and wide, but I try to come back to my first love (besides my wife): Florida. I am about to begin Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Cross Creek. I’ve been to Cross Creek and am looking forward to reading her version of the little idyllic town set upon a lake in North Central Florida.
Another author I haven’t had the pleasure of reading is Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who is probably best know for The Everglades: River of Grass. Well, now a book has been written about this environmentalist: An Everglades Providence. I haven’t had the chance to read this behemoth of a book. But there are folks who have, so if you’re interested, here they are: