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Author Hearth, Amy Hill, 1958- author.

Title Miss Dreamsville and the lost heiress of Collier County [large print] / Amy Hill Hearth.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Large Print  LP F Hearth    ---  Available
Edition Large Print edition.
Description 409 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Physical Medium large print rda
Note "A novel"--Cover.
Includes discussion questions.
Summary Their mission: to fight a large development along the tidal river where member Robbie-Lee grew up and where his mother, Dolores Simpson, a former stripper turned alligator hunter, still lives in a fishing shack. The developer is Darryl Norwood, ex-husband of narrator Dora Witherspoon, who returns to Collier County to assist in the battle. An old land deed, the discovery that one of the key characters has been using a false name, and a dramatic court hearing are just a few of the highlights. Not to mention the reappearance of the Ghost of Seminole Joe. Just as Hearth's debut explored the ways we can find a sense of belonging in other people, her latest novel shows how closely tied each of us is to our sense of home--and the conflicts that can arise when our idea of that home becomes threatened. For Darryl, the river is a place ripe for development. For Dora, who's known as the Turtle Lady because she rescues Everglades "snappers," it's a place that belongs to the critters. And for Dolores, former stripper, it's a place to hide from the world ...
Subject Life change events -- Fiction.
Literature -- Societies, etc. -- Fiction.
Florida -- Intellectual life -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Large type books. (OCoLC)fst00992678
Life change events. (OCoLC)fst00998231
Literature -- Societies, etc. (OCoLC)fst01000020
Florida. (OCoLC)fst01205150
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
ISBN 9781410484703 (lg. print)
141048470X (lg. print)

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