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Rise and decline of the Redneck Riviera : an insider's history of the Florida-Alabama coast

Author: Harvey H Jackson
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : University Of Georgia Press, 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the development of the Florida-Alabama coast as a tourist destination from the late 1920s and early 1930s, when it was sparsely populated with small fishing villages, through to the tragic and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey H Jackson
ISBN: 0820345318 9780820345314
OCLC Number: 819717628
Description: 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Alabama dreaming --
The coast Jack Rivers knew --
The war and after it --
Bring 'em down, keep 'em happy, and keep 'em spending --
Times they were a-changing --
The Redneck Riviera rises --
A storm named Frederic --
Sorting out after the storm --
Playing by different rules --
Storms and sand, BOBOS and snowbirds --
Trouble in Paradise --
Taming the Redneck Riviera --
Making money "going wild" --
Selling the Redneck Riviera --
"Where nature did its best" --
Stumbling into the future --
Who wants a beach that is oily? --
The last summer.
Responsibility: Harvey H. Jackson III.

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