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Sun hunting: adventures and observations among the native and migratory tribes of Florida, including the stoical time-killers of Palm Beach, the gentle and gregarious tin-canners of the remote interior, and the vivacious and semi-violent peoples of Miami and its purlieus.
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- Humorous description of 1920s Florida and the customs of the northerners who visit its resorts in Palm Beach and Miami as well as its free auto camps around Tampa.
|Title:||Sun hunting: adventures and observations among the native and migratory tribes of Florida, including the stoical time-killers of Palm Beach, the gentle and gregarious tin-canners of the remote interior, and the vivacious and semi-violent peoples of Miami and its purlieus.||
Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957
|Type of Resource:||text|
|Place of Publication:||Indianapolis, Ind.|
|Physical Form:||electronic resource|
|Extent:||198 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.|
|Summary:||Humorous description of 1920s Florida and the customs of the northerners who visit its resorts in Palm Beach and Miami as well as its free auto camps around Tampa.|
|Table of Contents:||Bk. 1. The time-killers. Of time-killing in the French and English manner -- Of the passage from winter to summer in one day's time -- Of the peculiar differences between two sides of a lake -- Of the apotheosis of the bicycle -- Of the telegram-expecters -- Of the changing of the clothes -- Of the fascinations of the beach -- Of the three day suckers -- Of the smartest thing in Palm Beach -- Of those who wish to crash into society -- Of the alibi window -- Of nuts in the Coconut Grove -- Of the divergences between Bradley's and Monte Carlo -- Bk. 2. The tin-canners. Of January in the north -- Of a pronounced change of scene -- Of migrants and migrations -- Of the tin-can tourists of the world -- Of portable bungalows -- Of Mrs. Jarley, the original tin-canner -- Of the migrant from Marion -- Of the marvelous sitting ability of the tin-canners -- Bk. 3. Tropical growth. Of the enthusiasm of all growing things in Florida -- Of hotel rates -- Of palm trees -- Of Miami and of tropical growth -- Of real-estate dealers -- Of subdivisions, wise and otherwise -- Of the suspicious stories concerning the mango -- Of the Everglades and of the two seasons obtaining in that damp locality -- Of the old Miami and the new Miami -- Of the arrival of Carl Fisher in Miami -- Of expensive expenses and heated ice-rinks -- Of one-piece and two-fifths-piece bathing suits -- Of Florida fishing.|
|Target Audience:||Grades 9-12|
|Target Audience:||College students and adults|
|Identifier:||AAA6246QF00004/30/200308/02/200413398BfamIa D0QF (FCLAZ), ONICF176- 1 (Source), FHP C CF 2003-04-30 (DNX), FIPS12099 (snx), FIPS12086 (snx), FIPS12057 (snx), FCLA url 20040215xOCLC (snx), 55693466 (oclc), CF00001620 (IID), 2572037 (digitool), ucf:14261 (fedora)|
On author's bookplate affixed to endpapers: "For C. W. Ellison with the best wishes of Kenneth Roberts".
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2003. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.
Tourism -- Florida
Tourists -- Florida -- Social life and customs -- Humor
Florida -- Humor
Palm Beach -- 12099
Miami-Dade -- 12086
Hillsborough -- 12057
Florida -- Description and travel
The Florida Boom and Bust, 1919-1929
Description and travel
|Library Classification:||F316 .R64 1922|
|Persistent Link to This Record:||http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/fhp/CF00001620.jpg|
|Use and Reproduction:||http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/|
Sun hunting: adventures and observations among the native and migratory tribes of Florida...
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Florida Heritage Collection.
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