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The Florida Keys

(2003)
A History & Guide
A non fiction book by

 
 
The Florida Keys: A History & Guide is an engaging handbook to the unique coral and limestone islands that curve southwest off the tip of Florida. Acclaimed novelist and Florida resident Joy Williams traces U.S. Highway 1 from Key Largo to Key West, combining the best of local legend - colorful stories you won't find in other guidebooks - with insightful commentary and the most up-to-date advice on where to stay, eat, and wander. Along the way, you will:

. explore the exquisite underwater world of North America's only living reef

. discover the beautiful bridges that span the Keys, the forts, and the distinctive "conch" architecture of Key West

. experience the eerie serenity of Florida Bay's "backcountry" and the unique ecology of the Keys

. visit the Key West cemetery and learn about the lives of some of the Keys' eccentrics - writers, madmen, and entrepreneurs with various delusions

. find the best (and avoid the worst) cafes, inns, and other establishments that the Keys have to offer

Here is the most thorough and candid guide to the Keys, one of the most surprising locales in America. With insight and style, Joy Williams shares with us all of the region's idiosyncrasies and delights.



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Paperback Editions

September 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Florida Keys: A History & Guide Tenth Edition
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-8129-6842-5 / 978-0-8129-6842-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
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June 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Florida Keys: A History & Guide, Ninth Edition
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-375-75556-X / 978-0-375-75556-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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November 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Florida Keys: A History & Guide
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-679-76977-3 / 978-0-679-76977-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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November 1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Florida Keys: A History & Guide 1996 Edition
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-679-75934-4 / 978-0-679-75934-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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December 1994 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Florida Keys: A History & Guide 1995 Edition
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-679-75773-2 / 978-0-679-75773-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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August 1993 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Florida Keys (Florida Keys: A History & Guide)
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-679-75088-6 / 978-0-679-75088-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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November 1991 : USA Paperback
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Title: Florida Keys: A History and Guide
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-679-73736-7 / 978-0-679-73736-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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November 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Florida Keys: A History & Guide
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-679-72176-2 / 978-0-679-72176-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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March 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: FLORIDA KEYS: HIS & GD
Author(s): Joy Williams
ISBN: 0-394-72958-7 / 978-0-394-72958-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Kindle Editions

September 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Florida Keys: A History & Guide Tenth Edition
Author(s): Joy Williams
Publisher: Random House
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