The Swamp Peddlers suggested reading for all Florida realtors!

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The Swamp Peddlers: How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Florida and Transformed the American Dream tells the tale – actually many tales – of how Florida got drained, dredged, developed, bought and sold one lot at a time by Elliott, Robert and Frank Mackle, Jr. (the Mackle Brothers), Leonard and Jack Rosen (the Rosen Brothers), and a host of other legendary salesmen of sunshine. The pages round up a murderers' row of crooked salesmen, even more crooked lawyers, more than a few few guns, some sex, drugs, celebrities, and a whole lot of money. The Swamp Peddlers reads less like a history text and more like a Carl Hiaasen novel come to life.

 “The swamp peddlers were everywhere there was a swamp to peddle,” said Wayne Daltry, FAICP the former Executive Director of the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council – one of just many local planners who were sourced, quoted, and paraphrased throughout.

Book by: Jason Vuic

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