The Resource The ghost orchid ghost and other tales from the swamp, Doug Alderson, (electronic resource)

The ghost orchid ghost and other tales from the swamp, Doug Alderson, (electronic resource)

Label
The ghost orchid ghost and other tales from the swamp
Title
The ghost orchid ghost and other tales from the swamp
Statement of responsibility
Doug Alderson
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Florida's famous swamps-from the Everglades to Mosquito Lagoon to Tate's Hell-serve as fitting backdrops for these chilling original stories. Maybe it's because they are often wet, shadowy places of wild beauty where few people dare to penetrate. They are havens for snakes, alligators, black bears, wildcats, and who knows what. People on the run have often hidden in swamps, while others have gotten lost in the watery expanses; the swamp can be a refuge or a nightmare. Mysterious things just happen in swamps. Maybe it's because they are often wet, shadowy places of wild beauty where few people dare to penetrate. They are havens for snakes, alligators, black bears, wildcats, and who knows what. People on the run have often hidden in swamps, while others have gotten lost in the watery expanses; the swamp can be a refuge or a nightmare. Where else can you find a ghost baby, or an angry specter, or a lost soul? How about a ghost who is obsessed with the ghost orchid, or an alluring snake woman? Throw in a skunk ape or two and you've got the ingredients for many entertaining hours sharing these stories around a campfire or reading them to yourself or out loud. From the Author's Notes at the end of each story, you can learn a thing or two about Florida's swamps, creatures, and history, along with storytelling tips. Florida is rich in history, natural beauty, and ecological and cultural diversity. To protect what is special about our state it is important to educate the people who live here and our visitors. In this unique book you'll find tales of mystery and intrigue interwoven with important facts and lessons of natural history.Who but a naturalist can really scare you about what lurks in the swamp? Doug Alderson has been there and knows
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Alderson, Doug
Dewey number
398.209759
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Tales
  • Legends
  • Swamps
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The ghost orchid ghost and other tales from the swamp, Doug Alderson, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11648613
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11648613
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11648613
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The ghost orchid ghost and other tales from the swamp, Doug Alderson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11648613
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11648613
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11648613
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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