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Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 7:00 am
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States
In Fruits of Eden: David Fairchild and America’s Plant Hunters, Amanda Harris recounts the exploits of David Fairchild and his band of adventurers and botanists as they traversed Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe in search of new and exciting plants packed with flavor. In George Merrick, Son of the South Wind: Visionary Creator of Coral Gables, South Florida historian Arva Moore Parks recounts George Merrick’s quest to distinguish himself from the legions of developers who sought only profit. Walking St. Augustine: An Illustrated Guide and Pocket History to America’s Oldest City fuses illustrated history and intimate handbook; the author, Elsbeth “Buff” Gordon, one of the city’s most highly regarded historians, is also a resident, and offers insider tips for exciting adventures.