University Press of Florida

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Review of ‘Weeki Wachee, City of Mermaids’

Not only are mermaids real to the visitors of Weeki Wachee, they eat watermelon, swing on swing sets and smoke pipes all under water. This kitschy Florida fantasyland, in which merpeople carry on their natural lives in a natural spring, is captured in the colorful Weeki Wachee, City of Mermaids, a well-researched scrapbook written by…

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