Uncle Monday and Other Florida Tales

Collected by Dr. Kristin Congdon, illustrated by Kitty Kitson Petterson.This collection contains the story of Homer and the Bear, a story of the traditional Cracker Thanksgiving and of people who lived along the shores of the Indian River lagoon. Mullet was the main course acompanied by that all time southern favorite - fried mullet gizzards and Florida caviar or mullet roe. Homer went along to help catch the fish, but he lost his balance and he fell over board. J.J. rowed to shore, started a fire, left him a few fish to eat and went to finish the fishing. It was a cool night, a warm fire, and a sleepy boy who forgot about that fire as it slowly began to go out......

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