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Oh, Florida!

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"Oh, Florida! explores those contradictions and shows how they fit together to make this the most interesting state. It is the first book to explore the reasons why Florida is so wild and weird-and why that’s okay. Florida couldn’t be Florida without that sense of the unpredictable, unexpected, and unusual lurking behind every palm tree. But there is far more to Florida than its sideshow freakiness. Oh, Florida! explains how Florida secretly, subtly influences all the other states in the Union, both for good and for ill.

Craig Pittman is an award-winning journalist at the Tampa Bay Times and the author of the New York Times bestseller Oh, Florida!: How Americas Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country as well as three other books. His work has won the Waldo Proffitt Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism in Florida four times. Twice he has won the top investigative reporting award from the Society of Environmental Journalists, a national organization. He lives in St. Petersburg with his wife and two children."