In the first contemporary book about this American Heritage River, Bill Belleville describes his journey down the length of the St. Johns, kayaking, boating, hiking its riverbanks, diving in its springs, and exploring its underwater caves. He rediscovers the natural Florida and establishes his connection with a place once loved for its untamed beauty. Belleville involves scientists, environmentalists, fishermen, cave divers, and folk historians in his journey, soliciting their companionship and their expertise. River of Lakes weaves together the biological, cultural, anthropological, archaeological, and ecological aspects of the St. Johns, capturing the essence of its remarkable history and intrinsic value as a natural wonder.
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(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
University of Georgia Press
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Author Biography - Bill Belleville
Bill Belleville is an award-winning environmental journalist and filmmaker who lives in Sanford, Florida. His work has appeared in Sierra Magazine, Oxford American, Salon.com, Sports Afield, and other publications.