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It Happened in Miami Book Signing

January 27, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

It Happened in Miami

Just in time for the one-hundredth anniversary of Miami Beach, It Happened in Miami, the Magic City: An Oral History features nearly seventy fabulous voices including more than fifteen mini-memorists, telling stories, offering perceptions on subject matter as far back as memory allows up to the exciting headlines of today. Sun and fun, yes, but the story is much more than that.We are there through the days of World War II, the segregated south that Miami was, Meyer Lansky and cops and robbers, the Cocaine Cowboys, the post–war glamour of the flashy hotels and famed architect Morris Lapidius, the Fountainbleau and Eden Roc, the Jewish presence and contributions, the swinging Rat Pack of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. We are witness to Muhammad Ali and the iconic Fifth Street Gym, the preserving of art deco, the days of the Mariel and Pedro Pan and the Cuban impact. We are brought inside modern day Miami—an international city, a place of culture and dreamers, a city of tomorrow.

Organizer

Books & Books
Phone:
305.442.4408
Website:
http://www.booksandbooks.com/

Venue

Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Phone:
305.442.4408
Website:
http://www.booksandbooks.com/