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Evening Lectures - Ocala

John Dunn

THE TALK: Why is Florida, America’s Wettest State, Running Out of Water?

John M. Dunn has written more than 400 articles for periodicals such as Europe, Overseas Life, Sierra, Florida Trend, and The St. Petersburg Times. He has authored 16 non-fiction young adult books, including The Russian Revolution, Modern Day Pirates, The Spread of Islam, Life During the Black Death, The Birth of Modern India, The Enlightenment, Prohibition, and José Martí: Cuba’s Greatest Hero. He has also edited a Civil War series for young readers. Drying Up, The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida was published by the University Press of Florida in 2019. Other credits include scripts for audiovisual productions and a children’s play.

In February, 2020, Dunn’s book, Drying Up. The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida was selected as winner of the Florida Historical Society’s Stetson Kennedy Award for writing about Florida’s natural environment in 2019. The book also, has won the Bronze Medal in the 2019 Florida Book Awards, Florida Nonfiction category.

Lecture Date April 21, 2022
Reception Time 5:30 pm
Talk Time 6:00 pm
15 SE Osceola Avenue
Ocala, FL 34471