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"The best book ever written on Miami."--Tampa Tribune
"A breezy, friendly history of Greater Miami from its days as a trading post to the present era."--Publishers Weekly
Helen Muir?s affectionate account of Miami first appeared in 1953 and has grown through several revisions into the definitive popular history of a remarkable city. Marjory Stoneman Douglas, writing for the Chicago Tribune, called the first edition "vigorous, colorful, dramatic, variously detailed, jam-packed with people, fast moving, a seething document. . . . Helen Muir threads her way vividly and surely through the tangles of modern crime, pretensions, and scandals, but also shows Miami growing enormously as an intellectual and cultural focus."
In the decades since, change has roared through Miami like a hurricane, and Helen Muir, at 89, remains active in the city?s cultural and intellectual life.
Updating this new edition through the 1990s, Muir brings the story of the frontier post transformed by Flagler, Tuttle, and a host of near-legendary figures and events to a new century of readers. To those who reflect on Muir?s colorful epilogue, the city?s primitive origins barely 100 years ago will seem improbable, the characters and events of its boom, crash, and war years astonishing, and the pace of its growth and transformation since that time barely believable.
Helen Muir first came to Miami in 1934 and has written for the Miami News, Miami Herald, Saturday Evening Post, Nation?s Business, and Woman?s Day. In 1999 she was honored as Chairperson Emeritus of the Library Advisory Board for honoring her continued efforts on behalf of the Miami-Dade Public Library system; she was also listed on the American Library Association/American Library Trustee Association Advocates Honor Roll 2000. She was inducted into the Florida Women?s Hall of Fame in 1984. She is the author of Frost in Florida: A Memoir and The Biltmore: Beacon for Miami.
Über den Autor: Helen Muir was inducted into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame and received the Trustee Citation of the American Library Association.
Titel: Miami, U.S.A.
Verlag: Pickering Pr
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung Pickering Pr, 1990. Buchzustand: Good. 2 Sub. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP11057018
Buchbeschreibung Pickering Pr, 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Acceptable. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0000067685
Buchbeschreibung Pickering Press, The. Buchzustand: Acceptable. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 42784863
Buchbeschreibung Pickering Pr, 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0940495198
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97809404951974.0
Buchbeschreibung Pickering Press, Miami, Florida, USA, 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. 1st Edition. Near Fine hardback First Edition, First Printing with illustrated endpapers. Inscribed by the Author to Honorable Hamilton Upchurch of the Florida Legislature and dated 1990. Copy slightly bowed, front covers corners lightly bumped. Fine DJ protected in mylar jacket. 319 pages. Inscribed by Author(s). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 004108
Buchbeschreibung The Pickering Press, Miami, Florida, 1990. Hardbound. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. Masud and Najam Quraishy (illustrator). Numbered. Pale blue binding with silver lettering, signed and numbered (488) on half title page, 319 pages, edges lightly sunned; photo jacket is clean and bright Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed by Author(s). Book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 028978
Buchbeschreibung Pickering Pr, 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P020940495198
Buchbeschreibung Pickering Pr. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. 0940495198 Like New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers LN6.1460622
Buchbeschreibung Pickering Pr, 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Like New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P010940495198