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Gladesmen

Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers

Gladesmen( )
Author: Simmons, Glen
Ogden, Laura
Foreword by: Mormino, Gary
Editor: Arsenault, Ray
Series title:Florida History and Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8130-1573-6
Publication Date:May 1998
Publisher:University Press of Florida
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

"Remarkable. . . should have strong, immediate interest for the ecologists engaged in efforts to restore the Everglades."--William B. Robertson, research biologist for Everglades National Park

From the book-- Pa built our house out of rough lumber that they got from Frazier's sawmill . . . a one-room house about 16 to 18 feet long and 12 feet wide. We all slept on cots and sat on boxes or a trunk. The kitchen was in the corner, and Ma cooked on a four-hole...
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Author Biography
Simmons, Glen (Author)
Glen Simmons was born in 1916 in Florida.

Simmons co-wrote Gladesmen: Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers, a book that details his hunting and trapping experiences deep in the Everglades. Simmons also builds skiffs for modern Everglade explorers, which can be seen at the Florida Folklife Museum in White Springs and at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida in Miami.

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