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Cabbageberries, Duck Feathers and the Tides: A Collection of Palm Valley Memories Grahl Neitz

Cabbageberries, Duck Feathers and the Tides: A Collection of Palm Valley Memories

Grahl Neitz

Published March 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780976729129
Paperback
352 pages
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 About the Book 

Cabbageberries, Duck Feathers and the Tides is a story of wide-eyed youth in the early 1930s and 1940s. Although set in Florida, the story easily can be seen as a metaphor for changes that have occurred throughout the United States. In todaysMoreCabbageberries, Duck Feathers and the Tides is a story of wide-eyed youth in the early 1930s and 1940s. Although set in Florida, the story easily can be seen as a metaphor for changes that have occurred throughout the United States. In todays fast-paced world, we often hear references to the good old days and old Florida. But, what were these days and times? Why are they so important to those who lived them? All too often, modernization and rapid development of once pristine land has caused us to forget our past.This is a book about a time when life was slower, when days of adventure, dreams, play, and work were lived fully by young and old. Step back in time with Grahl Barkoskie Neitz as she shares her life as a child in one of the most beautiful areas of the South, in a time almost forgotten.Cabbageberries, Duck Feathers and the Tides is the ideal book for both history and creative writing classes. Historical and genealogical societies and clubs will find it of great interest and benefit. All readers and students of history, social change, and urban development will enjoy this inside look at life that moved at a different pace and how it changed as the years passed.