New PDF release: Apalachicola Diary: Life, oysters, and history in an Old

By Jimmie Nichols

think Mayberry, yet with a virtually never-ending offer of oysters. Jimmie J. Nichols enjoyed the little Gulf Coast city of Apalachicola, Florida, whose fishermen harvest ninety percentage of Florida's oysters, and 10 percentage of the national supply.

Nichols wrote approximately all of it with the ability of a big-city author, shooting previous Florida characters reminiscent of Tasso Rooso and his Wildcat Goldmine company, which used an easy yet powerful kind of bookeeping. Tasso, a seafood broker, placed revenues into his left hand pocket and paid charges out of correct hand pocket. If his left hand pocket ran too low, he received worried.

Nichols chronicles the beginnings of the nationally well known Apalachicola ancient District, which dates to the 1830's, artists corresponding 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 go, and the background of the Florida Seafood Festival.

He tells why Bing Crosby sang successful track approximately Apalachicola, the historical past of neighborhoods reminiscent of Irish city and the Hill District, and the outdated ferry to St. George Island.

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