By Jimmie Nichols
Nichols wrote approximately all of it with the ability of a big-city author, shooting outdated Florida characters akin to Tasso Rooso and his Wildcat Goldmine company, which used an easy yet powerful kind of bookeeping. Tasso, a seafood broker, positioned revenues into his left hand pocket and paid expenditures out of correct hand pocket. If his left hand pocket ran too low, he received worried.
Nichols chronicles the beginnings of the nationally popular Apalachicola old District, which dates to the 1830's, artists comparable to Margaret Key, and the final steamboat to dock at the Apalachicola River.
There are tales approximately Port St. Joe, Carrabelle, Sumatra, Chapman’s Hickory-Pecan tree, Indian move, and the heritage of the Florida Seafood Festival.
He tells why Bing Crosby sang successful tune approximately Apalachicola, the heritage of neighborhoods resembling Irish city and the Hill District, and the previous ferry to St. George Island.
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