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Pineapple Press, Inc.

New Titles Spring 2009
Robert N. Macomber

Since 1982 See our complete catalog at www.pineapplepress.com Tropical Trees of Florida and the Virgin Islands
T. Kent Kirk

The Honored Dead Flowering Shrubs and Small Trees for the South
Marie Harrison

St. Augustine and St. Johns County: A Historical Guide
William R. Adams

Native Bromeliads of Florida
New Printings Spring 2009

Suwannee River Guidebook
Kevin M. McCarthy

Harry E. Luther and David H. Benzing

The Beginning
Patrick D. Smith
$16.95 • 978-1-56164-450-6

Menendez
Albert Manucy
$8.95 • 978-1-56164-016-4

The Florida Reader
Maurice O’Sullivan and Jack C. Lane, Editors
$16.95 • 978-1-56164-062-1

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Marie Harrison

Flowering Shrubs and Small Trees for the South
Gardening • Available March 1 Color photographs throughout identify flowers, leaves, and fruit of over 140 species.
“An outstanding collection of Southern favorites.” — Gil Nelson, author of Trees of Florida
$16.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-439-1 • 6 x 9 • 152 pages • Color photos throughout

Douglas Waitley

Vo l u m e 2

Easygoing Guide to Natural Florida
Volume 2 Central Florida
Douglas Waitley

Guidebook/Nature This is the second of three volumes to cover the entire state for those who want to enjoy nature with a minimum of effort. Visit the Orlando wetlands, Merritt Island, the Green Swamp, and a fish camp. Go airboating on the St. Johns River. See manatees and whooping cranes, and much more.
$14.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-374-5 • 6 x 9 • 256 pages • b&w photos

Robert N. Macomber

The Honored Dead
Fiction • Available March 1 Seventh in the award-winning Honor Series. Lt. Cmdr. Peter Wake, in French Indochina in 1883, meets up with opium warlords, ChineseMalay pirates, and French gangsters.
“A ‘must-read’ book for anyone who appreciates history, intelligence, and great story-telling by a master of the art of historical fiction.” — Rear Adm. Tony Cothron, USN (Ret.) 62nd Director of Naval Intelligence
$21.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-438-4 • 6 x 9 • 400 pages

Robert R. Jones

Florida Ghost Stories

Harry E. Luther and David H. Benzing Ghosts Stories of ghosts and spirits and tall tales Native Bromeliads of Florida of strange happenings. Indian legends Botany/Gardening • Available May 15 from Silver Springs, stories of hauntings Identify and appreciate Florida’s sixteen species (and two hybrids) of in the little town of Micanopy, the legend of the choir native bromeliads, often called “air plants,” from the abundant Spanish boy who sings from beneath a church swimming pool in moss to the rare, carnivorous Catopsis berteroniana. Jacksonville, and many more.
$9.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-411-7 • 6 x 9 • 160 pages • b&w photos Price not yet available • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-448-3 • 6 x 9 • Color insert, line illustrations, maps

Charles R. Boning

Florida’s Rivers
Nature An overview of Florida’s waterways and detailed information on 60 of Florida’s rivers, from source to end. From the Blackwater River in the western Panhandle to the Ichetucknee and Kissimmee Rivers in central Florida to the Miami River in south Florida. Introduces plants and animals endemic to each.
$21.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-400-1 • 7 x 10 • 240 pages • over 200 color photos

D. Bruce Means

New Books

Stalking the Plumed Serpent and Other Adventures in Herpetology
Animals/Science Means reveals the wonders of reptiles and amphibians around the world. He stalks the deadliest snakes and displays their endearing qualities.
“Bruce Means is more than a scientific natural historian. He is an adventurer of the old school.” — from the Foreword by E. O. Wilson
$19.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-433-9 • 6 x 9 • 240 pages

Stetson Kennedy

Melanie Sue Bowles

Hoof Prints

Grits & Grunts
Folkloric Key West
Folklore/Key West A renowned folklorist reveals “the Key West that was” in the first half of the 20th century. With art by Mario Sanchez and many photographs.
“Kennedy’s keen observations and humor infuse a cornucopia of collected folklife gems.” — Peggy Bulger, Director, American Folklife Center, The Library of Congress
$19.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-419-3 • 7 x 10 • 216 pages • 173 b&w photos

More Stories from Proud Spirit
Horses Readers were introduced to the graceful heart of Melanie Sue Bowles in her first book, The Horses of Proud Spirit. In Hoof Prints we learn more about the horses she cares for in her horse sanctuary, which has relocated from southwest Florida to the hills of west Arkansas. The PBS documentary “The Horses of Proud Spirit,” based on the first book, won an Emmy and is currently airing nationwide.
“A must-read for any animal lover.” — Equine Wellness
$19.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-412-4 • 6 x 9 • 240 pages • b&w photos

Frank Laumer

Nobody’s Hero The story of Pvt. Ransom Clark, survivor of Dade’s Battle, 1835
Historical Fiction True adventure of an American soldier who refused to die in spite of terrible wounds during the battle that started the Second Seminole War in Florida.
“A marvelous novel about the unsung hero of the Second Seminole War.” — Jeff Klinkenberg
$19.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-431-5 • 6 x 9 • 288 pages

Spring 2009
William R. Adams

Spring 2008 Children’s
Anne E. Ake

St. Augustine and St. Johns County: A Historical Guide
Guidebook/History • Available March 1 More than 80 of the oldest historic sites in and around St. Augustine, Florida. Maps, directions, visitor information, and accurate historical narrative.
$14.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-432-2 • 7 x 10 • 112 pages • Color photos throughout

Everglades

Kevin M. McCarthy

Suwannee River Guidebook
Guidebook • Available April 1 History, communities, wildlife, travel information (boat and car) along this famous river.
$14.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-449-0 • 6 x 9 • b&w photos

Young Readers/Nature Documents the beauty of the Everglades for young readers in text and color photos, and explains why it is an ecosystem in trouble. Reveals the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP)—the largest environmental restoration plan ever undertaken on Earth.
$19.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-410-0 • 7 x 10 • 128 pages • 100 color photos • Ages 11–14 • Reading level grade 6

An Ecosystem Facing Choices and Challenges

Edwina Raffa and Annelle Rigsby

Kidnapped in Key West

T. Kent Kirk

Tropical Trees of Florida & the Virgin Islands
Botany/Gardening • Available Feb 15 Over 90 species of mostly native trees. More than 500 color photographs, including whole tree, bark, leaves, flowers, and fruit for each tree.
“Based on years of work and a deep appreciation for the trees described. Accurate and thorough.” — Margaret Hayes, Herbarium Curator, St. George Village Botanical Garden, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
$22.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-445-2 • 6 x 9 • 208 pages • Color photos throughout

Young Adult Historical Fiction A daring adventure on Henry Flagler’s Over-Sea Railroad. Tells of twelve-year-old Eddie Malone in 1912. He arrives in Key West in time for the arrival of Flagler’s first train.
“Quickly captures the reader’s attention with its suspense and adventure.” — Pam LaRiviere, Florida Reading Association President 2008–2009
$14.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-413-1 • 5.5 x 8.5 • 136 pages • Ages 8–12 • Reading level grade 5

Sarah Cussen

Fall 2008

E. H. Haines

For God, Gold and Glory
De Soto’s Journey to the Heart of La Florida
Historical Fiction The riveting account of the invasion of the American Southeast 1539–1543 by Hernando de Soto, as told by his private secretary, Rodrigo Ranjel.
$16.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-428-5 • 6 x 9 • 160 pages

Young Readers/Animals Is a butterfly like a bug? Well, it is one—a beautiful one! Meet the smallest and largest butterflies in the world. Learn the life cycle of egg, to caterpillar, to pupa, to butterfly.
$14.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-414-8 $8.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-415-5 7 x 10 • 56 pages • Ages 5–9 • Reading level grade 3

Those Beautiful Butterf lies

Jan Lee Wicker

Marta Magellan

Those Lively Lizards
Young Readers/Animals 20 questions and answers with color photos and funny illustrations. Can a lizard change colors? Can a lizard’s tail grow back?
$14.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-426-1 $8.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-427-8 7 x 10 • 56 pages • Ages 5–9 • Reading level grade 3

Young Readers/Animals Learn all about this marine mammal. What they eat, where they live, why they swim upside down, how many babies they have, what you can do to protect them.
$14.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-382-0 $8.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-383-7 7 x 10 • 56 pages • Ages 5–9 • Reading level grade 3

Those Magical Manatees

M. C. Finotti

Marta Magellan

Those Voracious Vultures
Young Readers/Animals 20 questions and answers about these clean-up birds, with color photos and funny illustrations. Why are their heads bald? Do turkey vultures gobble?
$14.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-424-7 $8.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-425-4 7 x 10 • 56 pages • Ages 5–9 • Reading level grade 3

Young Adult Historical Fiction In 1813 the children of Ana Jai Kingsley run from the Patriots straight into even more danger in La Florida, a Spanish territory under siege.

The Treasure of Amelia Island

“Through the eyes of a child, M. C. Finotti is able to seamlessly weave a captivating fictional tale into the unbelievable but true history of the Kingsley family.” — Carmen Godwin, Director, Amelia Island Museum of History
$14.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-416-2 • 5.5 x 8.5 • 104 pages • Ages 8–12 • Reading level grade 5

New Editions
Doris Bardon and Murray D. Laurie Peter M. Dunbar

Florida’s Museums and Cultural Attractions Second Edition
Travel Over 350 museums and cultural attractions to choose from in this comprehensive book.
“Even Floridians who think they know their own cultural back yards will probably learn something.” — The Tampa Tribune
$9.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-408-7 • 6 x 9 • 208 pages

The Condominium Concept Eleventh Edition 2008–2009
Law/Reference The respected, practical guide for operating a successful condominium association in Florida. Completely updated and crossreferenced to the Florida Statutes, the Administrative Code, and Florida appellate court decisions.
$27.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-56164-442-1 $21.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-443-8 6 x 9 • 384 pages • sample forms

Laura Stewart and Susanne Hupp

Historic Homes of Florida Second Edition
Travel 68 notable dwellings open to the public—from humble Cracker houses to stately mansions. This new edition is updated and illustrated with color photographs.
$18.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-417-9 • 7 x 10 • 192 pages

Ronald W. Haase

Classic Cracker Florida’s Wood-Frame Vernacular Architecture
Architecture Now available in hardcover again.
$21.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-56164-013-3 $14.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-014-0 8.5 x 11 • 128 pages • 46 color photos • 17 b&w photos •56 line drawings including floor plans

Robin C. Brown

Florida’s Fossils Revised Edition Guide to Location, Identification and Enjoyment
Archaeology Florida is one of the finest places to hunt fossils in North America, and this is the best guide for finding them. Maps, means of identification, and the history of each. The latest information on where to hunt fossils in Florida.
“One of the best illustrated. . .guides for fossil collectors on the market.”—Fossils Quarterly
$21.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-409-4 • 8.5 x 11 • 216 pages • 40 maps and drawings • 222 b&w photos

Stuart B. McIver History

The Florida Chronicles
Now available in softcover.

Vol 2 Murder in the Tropics
$17.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-079-9 $12.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-441-4 6 x 9 • 220 pages • 26 b&w photos

Doug Stamm

The Springs of Florida Second Edition
Nature/Travel A guide to the many spring parks throughout the state and their many strange and wonderful natural inhabitants. Indispensable for canoeists, kayakers, divers, snorkelers.
“A perceptive and beautifully illustrated treatment of Florida’s most spectacular natural asset.” —Archie Carr, University of Florida
$22.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-422-3 $16.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-418-6 8.5 x 11 • 128 pages • 90 color photos • maps

Vol 3 Touched by the Sun

$18.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-206-9 $12.95 • Softcover • ISBN 9778-1-56164-440-7 6 x 9 • 272 pages • 76 b&w photos

Marilyn Bishop Shaw

Solomon
Young Adult Historical Fiction Now available in softcover.
$14.95 • Hardcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-349-3 $9.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-434-6 5.5 x 8.5 • 208 pages • Ages 9–14 • Reading level grade 6

Kevin M. McCarthy

St. Johns River Guidebook Second Edition
Travel/History/Nature Updated traveling information, including websites and phone numbers. Describes the history, major towns, wildlife as you float from the mouth near Jacksonville to the headwaters inland.
“Involves both armchair readers and boat enthusiasts in a fine adventure.” — Library Bookwatch
$14.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-435-3 • 6 x 9 • 176 pages • 10 maps • 53 b&w photos

Bruce Hunt

Florida’s Finest Inns and Bed & Breakfasts Second Edition
Travel The definitive guide to the state’s most historic—as well as quaintest and most romantic—lodgings. Completely updated.
$14.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-437-7 • 6 x 9 • 224 pages • b&w photos

George Steitz

Haunted Lighthouses and How to Find Them Second Edition
Ghosts/Travel TV producer of Haunted Lighthouses takes you on a tour to encounter the ghosts in U.S. lighthouses.
“Brings ghost stories and legends to life.” — Tim Harrison, President, American Lighthouse Foundation
$14.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-436-0 • 6 x 9 • 312 pages • b&w photos

P. J. Benshoff

Myakka Second Edition
Nature/Travel Updated guide to Myakka State Park in southwest Florida, one of the largest state parks in the state.
$14.95 • Softcover • ISBN 978-1-56164-444-5 • 6 x 9 • 228 pages • photos and illustrations