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Death in the Everglades

the murder of Guy Bradley, America"s first martyr to environmentalism

by Stuart B. McIver

  • 71 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Environmentalists,
  • Biography,
  • Herons

  • About the Edition

    Tells the story of Guy Bradley, a reformed plume hunter in the frontier town of Flamingo, who was hired in 1902 as game warden of Monroe County and three years later was killed while trying to enforce the unpopular anti-poaching law.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-182) and index.

    StatementStuart B. McIver ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino
    SeriesThe Florida history and culture series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE56.B73 M35 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 187 p. :
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24745850M
    ISBN 100813026717
    ISBN 109780813026718
    LC Control Number2003054080
    OCLC/WorldCa52347479

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