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Book review: ‘Gator Country: Deception, Danger, and Alligators in the Everglades,’ by Rebecca Renner

Renner is a natural storyteller, and she does superlative service to wild Florida

By Jessica Bryce Young

It takes a cool eye to look at all sides of a situation when you have skin in the game. Nature writer (and erstwhile Orlando Weekly contributor) Rebecca Renner grew up in, and passionately loves, Florida's wildly varied ecology — its "temperate forests, savannas, grasslands, marshes and swamps, pineland scrub and hardwood hammocks, estuaries, rivers, beaches, and springs."

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