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The United States of Books: Florida

Distract yourself from the Florida heat with these books that will transport you from private beaches to alligator-filled swamplands.

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    Florida Book Cover Picture

    Florida

    by Lauren Groff

    Lauren Groff brings the reader into a physical world that is at once domestic and wild—a place where the hazards of the natural world lie waiting to pounce, yet the greatest threats and mysteries are still of an emotional, psychological nature.
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    Florida Book Cover Picture

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    Razor Girl Book Cover Picture

    Razor Girl

    by Carl Hiaasen

    A lovable con woman and a disgraced detective team up to find a redneck reality TV star in this raucous and razor-sharp novel from Carl Hiaasen.
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    Razor Girl Book Cover Picture

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    Zora Neale Hurston: Novels & Stories (LOA #74) Book Cover Picture
    Zora Neale Hurston: Novels & Stories (LOA #74) Book Cover Picture

    Their Eyes Were Watching God

    by Zora Neale Hurston

    Discover Zora Neale Hurston’s lyrical masterpiece about a woman’s determined struggle for love and independence.
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    Zora Neale Hurston: Novels & Stories (LOA #74) Book Cover Picture

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    Fates and Furies Book Cover Picture

    Fates and Furies

    by Lauren Groff

    Fates and Furies is a literary masterpiece that defies expectation. A dazzling examination of a marriage, it is also a portrait of creative partnership written by one of the best writers of her generation.
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    Fates and Furies Book Cover Picture

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    Best. State. Ever. Book Cover Picture
    Best. State. Ever. Book Cover Picture

    Best. State. Ever.

    by Dave Barry

    A brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner Dave Barry.
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    Best. State. Ever. Book Cover Picture

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    Shadow Country Book Cover Picture

    Shadow Country

    by Peter Matthiessen

    Read Peter Matthiessen’s great American epic about Everglades sugar planter and notorious outlaw E. J. Watson on the wild Florida frontier at the turn of the twentieth century.
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    Shadow Country Book Cover Picture

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    Swamplandia!

    by Karen Russell

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    Swamplandia! Book Cover Picture

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    Flight Patterns Book Cover Picture

    Flight Patterns

    by Karen White

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    Flight Patterns Book Cover Picture

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    The Deep Blue Good-by Book Cover Picture
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    The Deep Blue Good-by

    by John D. MacDonald

    From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Deep Blue Good-by is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
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    The Deep Blue Good-by Book Cover Picture

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    Turtle Moon Book Cover Picture

    Turtle Moon

    by Alice Hoffman

    When Keith Rosen runs away from his Florida home—inexplicably taking along a motherless baby—his mother is perplexed, terrified, and ultimately takes off on her own journey to find him.
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    Turtle Moon Book Cover Picture

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