Book Review: Another way of viewing Sarasota’s inscrutable doyenne, Bertha Honore Palmer

“. . . a lively and compelling account of agriculture and industry in Southwest Florida after World War I. Sections on the Palmer family’s forays into oil speculation and banking — and a detailed account of the drunken misdoings of Palmer’s black sheep grandson D’Orsay — are the highlights of this well-grounded contribution to Sarasota history.” — Barbara Peters Smith, May 14, 2017

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