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Title Weeki Wachee, city of mermaids : a history of one of Florida's oldest roadside attractions / text by Lu Vickers ; story research and photograph compilation by Sara Dionne ; foreword by Gary R. Mormino and Raymond Arsenault.
Author Vickers, Lu.
Publication Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2007]
Copyright date ©2007
Description xvi, 295 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 x 27 cm.
Call # 791.068 V
Series The Florida history and culture series
Florida history and culture series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-288) and index.
Contents Florida : a watery dreamscape -- The human fish -- Wakulla : fit palace for Neptune -- Transforming myth into kitsch -- The forties and fifties : Weeki Wachee's glamour shot -- The sixties : from Elvis to Don Knotts -- The seventies : the era of the mouse -- The eighties : the age of acquisition -- The nineties : from the encyclopedia of bad taste to the tails of yesteryear -- The merlinnium : a return to the sublime.
Subject Amusement parks -- Florida -- Weeki Wachee -- History.
Mermaids -- Florida -- Weeki Wachee -- History.
Weeki Wachee (Fla.) -- History.
Hernando County (Fla.) -- History.
Addl. Author Dionne, Sara.
ISBN 0813030412 (alk. paper) :
9780813030418 (alk. paper)

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 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  791.068 V    CHECK SHELVES  
 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  791.068 V    CHECK SHELVES