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Book Launch Party with Jack E. Davis at Seaside Institute

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What: Book Launch Party with Jack E. Davis at Seaside Institute
When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: Seaside Institute

Escape to Create, Sundog Books, and the Seaside Institute present: Book Launch Party and Private Evening with Jack E. Davis. 

Join us on Wednesday, March 29th from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Seaside Institute as Escape to Create alumnus Jack E. Davis unveils his upcoming book, The Gulf: The Making of the American Sea.

Champage Reception
Presentation by Jack E. Davis
Reading from The Gulf: The Making of the American Sea by Jack E. Davis
Discussion and Debate
Book Signing

This evening of conversation with Florida’s preeminent historians promises a special experience. Jack E. Davis is the author of the award-winning An Everglades Providence: Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the American Environmental Century, a dual biography of America's premier wetlands and the woman who led the movement to save it. Davis, who writes for the intellectually curious audience, is also an excellent speaker. He makes history leap off the page by putting you in the story and relating history to our experience of life today.

Review: Jack E. Davis' 'The Gulf' is an enthralling history of the Gulf of Mexico | Tampa Bay Times

“An astonishing work of environmental history, sweeping in its narrative scope while also being wonderfully intimate in its richness of detail. The march of history and the vibrancy of place live on its every page, and the environmental story it tells could not make for more urgent reading in these perilous times.”

— Darcy Frey, Harvard University

The Seaside Institute helps people lead interesting rewarding lives. Our mission, unchanged since 1982, is to help people create great communities. We catalyze civic engagement as a strong voice of our extended community and by bringing arts and culture to our community. We extend the New Urbanism frontier by recognizing, teaching, and promoting New Urbanism and by globalizing world-changing strategies like mobility, sustainability, and aging in place.
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The Seaside Institute Studio hosts workshops, symposia, and small group meetings. The Seaside Institute Assembly Hall is home to design charrettes, classes, and large group meetings. The Seaside Institute Academic Village, located in the civic heart of Seaside, provides a contemplative center of learning and quiet accommodations for participants in Institute programs. Read more about Seaside Institute and see stories and photos at SoWal.com Groups & Orgs.  Follow Seaside Institute on Facebook for updates on workshops and events.

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