E. Lynne Wright

wrightel@comcast.net

 

 

Books Published

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NEW - 2017

DISASTERS 2: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival

 

"An update of Florida's tragedies and triumphs, from the early Indian wars to the Apollo and Challenger catastrophes, with killer tornadoes and hurricanes, the Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010, and other devastating events that followed acts of Nature or of human behavior, including some resulting from less than admirable conduct by whites toward people of color in the land of the free and the home of the brave."

 

 

NEW - 2014

SPEAKING ILL OF THE DEAD:
..JERKS IN FLORIDA HISTORY

 

A look at badly behaved characters who helped shape Florida history through deeds and misdeeds. Readers learn about notorious bad guys, perpetrators of mischief, visionary if misunderstood thinkers, and other colorful antiheroes of the Sunshine State. Revealed are the dark side of well-known and even some revered characters from Florida’s past including part-time jerks, others who were jerks through and through, and some so vile that to call them jerks is woefully inadequate.

 

 

 

 

 

MORE THAN PETTICOATS: RREMARKABLE FLORIDA WOMEN

Clad in corsets and long skirts, living and working in intense heat and humidity, these fourteen early Florida women established towns, ran businesses, wrote powerful stories and worked to promote education, conservation, and tolerance.

 

 

 

 

 

IT HAPPENED IN FLORIDA

Fascinating stories about twenty-nine events that helped make Florida what it is today, including little-known but captivating events as when the Nazis invaded Florida and what it was like to live just 90 miles from Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

 

 

 

 

 

DISASTERS AND HEROIC RESCUES OF FLORIDA

Twenty-two accounts of tragedies and triumphs from three centuries of Florida history, covering the Great Citrus Freeze of 1895, the Apollo fire of 1976, and other tributes to the human spirit of survival and solidarity.

 

 

 

 

 

MORE THAN PETTICOATS: REMARKABLE FLORIDA WOMEN, EDITION 2

An update of Volume 1, with the addition of tales of the adventures of flier Jacqueline Cochran and singer Frances Langford.

 

 

 

 

 

 

IT HAPPENED IN FLORIDA EDITION 2

An update of Volume 1, with added stories about a hero on and off the football field, Dan Marino, and about Key West’s attempt to secede from the Union.

 

 

 

 

 

FLORIDA: MAPPING THE SUNSHINE STATE THROUGH HISTORY (with Vincent Virga)

An exciting trip through Florida history illustrated by fifty full-color maps from the Library of Congress which reflect the culture and beliefs of the residents of the Sunshine State.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MYTHS AND MYSTERIES OF FLORIDA

The discovery of the ancient Miami Circle, the mystifying St. Petersburg’s Cinder Lady, and the story of America’s first Civil Rights Martyr are among these fifteen true stories of unsolved and unexplained tales.

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