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Gladesmen

Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers

Gladesmen( )
Author: Simmons, Glen
Ogden, Laura
Series title:Florida History and Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8130-3555-0
Publication Date:Sep 2010
Publisher:University Press of Florida
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

"An homage to the rugged 'swamp rats' who were largely overlooked or scorned by the region's historians, naturalists, and adventurers."--Miami Herald

"Documents an aspect of Florida history and culture of which far too little has been written. . . . [Gladesmen] is alive with South Florida history and spiced with Simmons' understated humor and world view."--Folk Winds

"Contains interesting tales of outlaws, moonshiners and other...
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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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