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  • Knowlton, Christopher, author.
     
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  • Real estate development -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
     
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  • Real estate investment -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
     
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  • Land speculation -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
     
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  • Financial crises -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
     
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  • Depressions -- 1929.
     
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  • Florida -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
     
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    Bubble in the sun : the Florida boom of the 1920s and how it brought on the Great Depression / Christopher Knowlton.
    by Knowlton, Christopher, author.
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    New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.
    Subjects
  • Real estate development -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Real estate investment -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Land speculation -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Financial crises -- Florida -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Depressions -- 1929.
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  • Florida -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
  • ISBN: 
    9781982128371 (hardcover) :
    1982128372 (hardcover) :
    Description: 
    xix, 411 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
    Edition: 
    First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
    Contents: 
    The last frontier. The pharaoh of Florida ; A railroad goes to sea ; New arrivals ; Ballyhoo -- Grand plans. A Spanish dreamscape ; Merrick's ideal city ; Great migrations ; A writer's education ; Trail blazers ; Habitual intemperence -- Tropical fever. Miznerland ; Weigall whoops it up ; A house in Coconut Grove ; Crime waves ; "A parade of pink elephants and green monkeys" ; Pirates of promotion ; Lull before the storm -- Graveyard of dreams. Hurricanes ; Speculative dementia ; The death of ballyhoo and hokum ; "I used to make dreams come true" ; A legacy of greed and folly.
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    "Christopher Knowlton, author of Cattle Kingdom and former Fortune writer, takes an in-depth look at the spectacular Florida land boom of the 1920s and shows how it led directly to the Great Depression"--
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    LocationCollectionCall No.Status 
    Hawaii State LibraryBusiness, Science & Technology333.33097 KnItem being heldAdd Copy to MyList
    Kihei Public LibraryAdult Nonfiction323.092 WiChecked InAdd Copy to MyList
    Lahaina Public LibraryAdult New Books333.33097 KnChecked InAdd Copy to MyList


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