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What was Marjory Stoneman Douglas’s book about?


(Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Credit: HistoryMiami)

A Florida writer, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, wrote about the greatest expanse of sawgrass on earth.  It has also been called the widest, shallowest, and strangest river in America.  Her efforts also have been essential in the conservation of this area.


a. The Everglades

Posted at 07:00 AM on October 21, 2010 in History Question of the Week | Permalink


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Elizabeth Orozco

Douglas book characterized the Everglades as ecosystems surrounding a river worthy of protecting, that was inescapably connected to the people and cultures of South Florida.[

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