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

Subjects:

  • United States,
  • Park rangers,
  • United States. National Park Service,
  • Biography

Book details:

About the Edition

The story of the Everglades seen through the eyes of Tom Shirley, who grew up in the area and went on to become an enforcement officer and game manager for thirty-three years.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementTom Shirley ; foreword by Patsy West
ContributionsWest, Patsy, 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB482.F6 S44 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25282814M
ISBN 100813041910
ISBN 109780813041919
LC Control Number2012009923

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