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              Books by Craig Pittman

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              Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss
               

              Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss (Paperback)

              By Pittman, Craig; Waite, Matthew; Series edited by Arsenault, Raymond; Mormino, Gary R.

              • RRP: $125.50
              • $125.50
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              Florida possesses more wetlands than any other state except Alaska, yet since 1990 more than 84,000 acres have been lost to development, despite presidential pledges to protect them. This book explains how taxpayers who think they're paying for wetland protection have been stuck ...with a program that creates the illusion of environmental protection.
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              ISBN 9780813035079
              Released NZ 30 Jun 2010
              Publisher Inbooks
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              Oh, Florida!

              Oh, Florida! (Hardback)

              By Pittman, Craig

              • RRP: $45.99
              • $41.39
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              Oh, Florida! Explores those contradictions and shows how they fit together to make this the most interesting state. It is the first book to explore the reasons why Florida is so wild and weird and why that's okay. Oh, Florida! Explains how Florida secretly, subtly influences all ...the other states in the Union, both for good and for ill.
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              ISBN 9781250071200
              Released NZ 9 Aug 2016
              Publisher St Martin's Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Oh, Florida!: How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country

              Oh, Florida!: How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pittman, Craig

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $29.69
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              To some people, Florida is a paradise; to others, a punch line. As Oh, Florida! shows, it's both of these and, more important, it's a Petri dish, producing trends that end up influencing the rest of the country. Without Florida there would be no NASCAR, no Bettie Page pinups, no ...Glenn Beck radio rants, no USA Today, no Stand Your Ground, .
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              ISBN 9781250143648
              Released NZ 10 Oct 2017
              Publisher St Martin's Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther
                

              Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Pittman, Craig; Read by Chamberlain, Mike

              • RRP: $85.16
              • $85.16
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              It wasn't so long ago when a lot of people thought the Florida panther was extinct. They were very nearly right. That the panther still exists at all is a miracle--the result of a desperate experiment that led to the most remarkable comeback in the history of the Endangered Speci...es Act. And no one has told the whole story--until now.With novelistic detail and an eye for the absurd, Craig Pittman recounts the extraordinary story of the people who brought the panther back from the brink of extinction, the ones who nearly pushed the species over the edge, and the cats that were caught in the middle. This being Florida, there's more than a little weirdness, too.An engrossing narrative of wry humor, sharp writing and exhaustive reportage, Cat Tale shows what it takes to bring one species back and what unexpected costs such a decision brings.
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              ISBN 9781094097497
              Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
              Publisher Hanover Square Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther
               

              Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther (Hardback, Original ed.)

              By Pittman, Craig

              • RRP: $59.61
              • $59.61
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              It wasn't so long ago when a lot of people thought the Florida panther was extinct. They were very nearly right. That the panther still exists at all is a miracle--the result of a desperate experiment that led to the most remarkable comeback in the history of the Endangered Speci...es Act. And no one has told the whole story--until now.With novelistic detail and an eye for the absurd, Craig Pittman recounts the extraordinary story of the people who brought the panther back from the brink of extinction, the ones who nearly pushed the species over the edge, and the cats that were caught in the middle. This being Florida, there's more than a little weirdness, too.An engrossing narrative of wry humor, sharp writing and exhaustive reportage, Cat Tale shows what it takes to bring one species back and what unexpected costs such a decision brings.
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              ISBN 9781335938800
              Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
              Publisher Hanover Square Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther
                

              Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Pittman, Craig; Read by Chamberlain, Mike

              • RRP: $85.16
              • $85.16
              • In Stock US

              It wasn't so long ago when a lot of people thought the Florida panther was extinct. They were very nearly right. That the panther still exists at all is a miracle--the result of a desperate experiment that led to the most remarkable comeback in the history of the Endangered Speci...es Act. And no one has told the whole story--until now.With novelistic detail and an eye for the absurd, Craig Pittman recounts the extraordinary story of the people who brought the panther back from the brink of extinction, the ones who nearly pushed the species over the edge, and the cats that were caught in the middle. This being Florida, there's more than a little weirdness, too.An engrossing narrative of wry humor, sharp writing and exhaustive reportage, Cat Tale shows what it takes to bring one species back and what unexpected costs such a decision brings.
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              ISBN 9781094097480
              Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
              Publisher Hanover Square Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid
               

              The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pittman, Craig

              • RRP: $96.99
              • $96.99
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              After its Peruvian discovery in 2002, Phragmipedium kovachii became the rarest and most sought-after orchid in the world. Prices soared to $10,000 on the black market. Then one showed up at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, USA, where every year more than 100,000 people visit. They ...come for the lush landscape on Sarasota Bay and for Selby's vast orchid collection, one of the most magnificent in the world. The collision between Selby's scientists and the smugglers of Phrag. Kovachii, a rare ladyslipper orchid hailed as the most significant and beautiful new species discovered in a century, led to search warrants, a grand jury investigation, and criminal charges. It made headlines around the country, cost the gardens hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations, and led to tremendous internal turmoil. Investigative journalist Craig Pittman unravels this tangled web to shine a spotlight on flaws in the international treaties governing trade in endangered wildlife--which may protect individual plants and animals in shipping but do little to halt the destruction of whole colonies in the wild. The Scent of Scandal unspools like a riveting mystery novel, stranger than anything in Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief or the film Adaptation. Pittman shows how some people can become so obsessed--with beauty, with profit, with fame--that they will ignore everything, even the law.
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              ISBN 9780813060569
              Released NZ 30 Aug 2014
              Publisher University Press of Florida
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Florida History and Culture
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              Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther
                

              Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther (Audio CD / Audio, Library Edition)

              By Pittman, Craig; Read by Chamberlain, Mike

              • RRP: $127.76
              • $127.76
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              It wasn't so long ago when a lot of people thought the Florida panther was extinct. They were very nearly right. That the panther still exists at all is a miracle--the result of a desperate experiment that led to the most remarkable comeback in the history of the Endangered Speci...es Act. And no one has told the whole story--until now.With novelistic detail and an eye for the absurd, Craig Pittman recounts the extraordinary story of the people who brought the panther back from the brink of extinction, the ones who nearly pushed the species over the edge, and the cats that were caught in the middle. This being Florida, there's more than a little weirdness, too.An engrossing narrative of wry humor, sharp writing and exhaustive reportage, Cat Tale shows what it takes to bring one species back and what unexpected costs such a decision brings.
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              ISBN 9781094097473
              Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
              Publisher Hanover Square Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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