Join Midtown Reader and Doug Alderson for his newest release Nostalgic Florida
About the book:
Using iconic images and many not so well-known illustrations, Nostalgic Florida is a pictorial history of all that has come to represent Florida in print media. Chapters laden with vintage images explore the myths and reality of Florida as a tropical Eden. Sections on romantic Florida, Florida’s bathing beauties, funny Florida, and working Florida culminates with a chapter on the kitsch that has come to represent the Sunshine State.
About the author:
Doug Alderson prefers a kayak to a desk, hugs trees and friends, and loves observing alligators, manatees and other wildlife. Most of his 15 published books focus on the dynamic and quirky nature of his home state of Florida. They include America’s Alligator, Florida’s Rivers, Traveling Florida’s Seminole Trail and A New Guide to Old Florida Attractions, which the Florida Writers Association placed in the top five of published books for 2017. He has won five first place Royal Palm Literary awards for nonfiction books and several other state and national writing and photography awards. Additionally, his articles and photographs have been featured in numerous magazines