"The Confessions of a Weary Cracker"
Danny Whaley the grandson of a Florda Cracker finds himself without a place in this world. He had heard from his grandfather of a man by the name of Will Evert Magrit. After his grandfather died leaving him all alone he makes up his mind to travel to the small community of Christmas Florida and see if he can capture some of what he had dreamed of his entire life. Will Magrit takes him in and introduces him to a life style he had only dreamed of. While living with Will Magrit he is privileged to met many of the men and their families who helped to hack out of the wilderness present day East Orange County Florida.
He is also introduced to country living at its best. Hunting the illusive cow and learning to work cows, He is also taught the art of tracking and capturing wild hogs and killing deer. He actual learns to survive in the harsh and untamed wilderness.
With each story told by the cracker men around a cow camp fire he is fortunate to experience what each ha to face in order to survive. It is the hope of the writer that you will be able to get a glimpses of what is was like living in old Florida
  • ISBN13: 9781426915857
  • Publisher: Trafford Publishing
  • Pubilcation Year: 2009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00332
Publication DateSeptember 15, 2009
Primary CategoryFiction/General

The Confessions of a Weary Cracker

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