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Houseboat Hermit of the Everglades

Houseboat Hermit of the Everglades is an adventure novel, set in Everglades National Park, along Florida's Gulf Coast, up to Cedar Keys and Suwannee National Wildlife Refuges.

Entanglement with nefarious activities in the Everglades forges an unlikely friendship between Thompson, an old hermit living on a houseboat, and a burned out and disillusioned National Park Service Park Ranger. Seeking a more peaceful wilderness and life changes they each migrate to North Florida's Nature Coast. Will they find what they are looking for in the Big Bend?

Important places

Sanibel Island (21)
Cedar Key (14)
Everglades City (49)
Flamingo (1)
Florida Keys (28)
Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge (2)
Marathon (4)
Steinhatchee (3)
Ten Thousand Islands (7)
Yankeetown (1)


Taylor (2)
Lee (37)
Monroe (215)
Dixie (2)
Collier (63)
Levy (16)


Florida (2,551)


United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Straits Of Florida (45)
Gulf Of Mexico (243)
Gulf Coast (USA) (2,573)