The Everglades: River of Grass

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Mockingbird Books, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 308 pages
Before 1947, when Marjory Stoneman Douglas named the Everglades a "river of grass, " most people considered the area a vast and worthless swamp. Her book brought the world's attention to the need to preserve the Everglades, a unique environment that is home to countless animal and plant species.
- A treasured classic of nature writing first published over 50 years ago
- This book launched Marjory Stoneman Douglas's fight to preserve the Florida Everglades
- Persuasive and Inspired writing captured attention all over the world
- This Anniversary Eddition offers an update by Cyril Zaneski, environmental writer for the Miami Herald, on the events affecting the Glades since 1987

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