Last Train To Paradise

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9781400051182
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In Last Train to Paradise, Standiford celebrates this crowning achievement of Gilded Age ambition, bringing to life a sweeping tale of the powerful forces of human ingenuity colliding with the even greater forces of nature’s wrath.

Hemingway S Girl

Author: Erika Robuck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101599367
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New York: Harper & Row, 1985. Reynolds, Michael. Hemingway: the 1930s. New
York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1997. Samuelson, Arnold. With Hemingway: A
Year in Key West and Cuba. New York: Random House, 1984. Scott, Phil.
Hemingway's Hurricane. Camden, Maine: International Marine/McGraw-Hill,
2006. Standisord, Les. Last Train to Paradise. Henry Flagler and the Spectacular
Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean. New York: Three Rivers
Press, 2002.

Finding Florida

Author: T. D. Allman
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802193730
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Slavery in Florida: Territorial Days to Emancipation [2000]. Robert W. Saunders
Sr. Bridging the Gap: Continuing the Florida NAACP Legacy of Harry T. Moore [
2000]. Carl Hiaasen. Paradise Screwed [2001]. Walter E. Meshaka. The Cuban
Treefrog in Florida: Life History ... How rich whites used poor whites to repress
blacks while inventing a fake past of aristocratic gentility. ... Last Train to Paradise
: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an

Hotel Ponce De Leon

Author: Leslee F. Keys
ISBN: 9780813061498
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Keys details the famous Hotel Ponce de Leon building (currently Flagler College) and preservation efforts to reclaim the former hotel to its gilded age glory.

Meet You In Hell

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307238375
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Artfully weaving the relationship of these titans through the larger story of a young nation’s economic rise, Standiford has created an extraordinary work of popular history. From the Hardcover edition.

Contemporary Authors New Revision Series

Author: Thomson Gale
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787678951
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Standiford has also published nonfiction books, including a historical look at
Coral Gables for the local chamber of commerce and Last Train to Paradise:
Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed the
Ocean. The latter concerns millionaire and cofounder of Standard Oil Henry
Flagler's construction of a 153-mile railroad from Miami to Key West, which
operated for twenty- two years until it was destroyed in the great hurricane of
1935. While a Kirkus ...

American History

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Crown Publishers, 272 pages, $24.00) Last Train to Paradise begins and ends
with one of the oldest cliches around, Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem about
Ozymandias: "Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!" The classic adventure
story in between, however, is anything but trite. You can't really lose when the first
chapter ...


Author: Dave Eggers
Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
ISBN: 3462306693
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Erst nach langen Wochen erreicht die Familie ein Lebenszeichen, und sie beginnt, um Zeitouns Freilassung zu kämpfen.Drei Jahre hat Dave Eggers in enger Zusammenarbeit mit der Familie Zeitoun an diesem Buch gearbeitet und herausgekommen ist ...

The New Yorker

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Les Standiford tells the tale of Flagler's doomed quest in "The Last Train to
Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that
Crossed an Ocean" (Crown Publishers). Notes Rick Laliberre of Books & Books
in Coral Gables, FL, "With the narrative skill of the accomplished novelist he is,
Standiford recreates the daily lives of the people caught up in Flagler's obsession
— from the engineers who solved seemingly impossible problems to the laborers
who ...