June Keith's Key West & The Florida Keys: A Guide to the Coral Islands (Paperback)

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From Key Largo to the Dry Tortugas, this true insider’s guide to Florida’s subtropical islands offers a comprehensive look at famous attractions such as daily sunset celebrations, historic bars, renowned restaurants, and America’s only living coral reef. Supplemented with information about local hidden gems, it offers tips about secret gardens, hip diners, and beachfront bistros. The swashbuckling history of the Keys and some of its most famous inhabitants are brought to life with charming text—from Jimmy Buffett to the ever-present ghosts of Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams.

About the Author

June Keith is a weekly columnist for The Key West Citizen and The Miami Herald. She is the author of Postcards from Paradise and More Postcards from Paradise. She lives in Key West, Florida.

Praise For…

"There are a million stories in Key West and June Keith seems to know them all." —Dave Barry

 “A June Keith column is like a Key West sunset—once it begins you’re hooked until it ends.”  —Kenley Jones, NBC News

"Keith knows first-hand that Key West has the kind of sweaty, raunchy appeal you either surrender to—gloriously—or you walk away from, shaking your head in disgust. Either way, the town stays under your skin." —St. Petersburg Times

 “[June Keith’s] love for the people of Key West makes one wish her type thrived all over small-town America.”  —Gene Gabriel Moore, Southern Voice

“June Keith certainly is an engaging writer. She is a pleasure to read.”  —Alan Shearer, The Washington Post Writers Group

“The best Keys guide. Current. Opinionated. Poetic. Honest.”  —Joel Carmel, owner, The Book Nook in Key Largo

Product Details
ISBN: 9780974352497
ISBN-10: 0974352497
Publisher: Palm Island Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2014
Pages: 560
Language: English