A historical journey describing 8,000 years of change to the region of Southeast Florida. An accurate pre-history anthropological concensus,historical facts and 20th century interviews combined with light-hearted fictional dramatizations and humour. Endorsed by historical societies of Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Highland Beach, and the Palm Beach County Cultural Council.
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Sandy Simon is a native and current resident of Delray Beach, Florida whose family has resided in Delray Beach since 1912. He is a graduate of Georgia Tech and received his MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
He suffered a severe hemorrhagic stroke at 56, and devoted himself to writing, initially as therapy. This is his third published book. Others are: REMEMBERING: "A History of Florida's South Palm Beach County:1894-1998" and A STROKE OF GENIUS: "Messages of Hope And Healing From A Thriving Stroke Survivor." He currently is editing his fourth, a family saga/romance novel.Review:
"Easy to read. Very entertaining. well-researched.I enjoyed it very much and I highly recommend this book." -- Peg McCall, Archivist, Boca Raton Historical Society
"Using his near encyclopedic knowledge, Simon weaves a rich fabric of our past. His sense of humor spices this book." -- Dr. Edward M. Eissey, President Emeritus, Palm Beach Community College, November 15, 2003
This book substantially increased my understanding of the history of South Florda. Told with a great sense of fun." -- Dorothy W. Patterson,Archivist, Delray Beach Historical Society
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