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Death in the Everglades: The Murder of Guy Bradley, America's First Martyr to Environmentalism by Stuart B. McIver

Death in the Everglades: The Murder of Guy Bradley, America's First Martyr to Environmentalism by Stuart B. McIver
Death in the Everglades: The Murder of Guy Bradley, America's First Martyr to Environmentalism by Stuart B. McIver

The murder of Guy Bradley represents a milestone not only in the saga of the Everglades but also in the broader history of American environmentalism. This fascinating biography of his abbreviated but eventful life is emblematic of the struggle to tame the Florida frontier without destroying it. As Stuart McIver unfolds the story behind this famous but little-known crime, he also provides a window into Florida history during the creation of modern South Florida. At the turn of the century, the mass killing of egrets and other plume birds for feathers to adorn women's hats was a serious concern among the nation's growing cadre of environmentalists, especially among those who belonged to the Audubon Society, the conservation organization founded in 1886.
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