Gator tales, home cookin’ and good old-fashioned fun!

Like a crafty youngster leaving a trail of crumbs to catch a bird, Bergquist lures readers along a trail of memories leading from the phosphate-mining areas of Pierce and Mulberry, Florida, to Washington, D.C. and back to Florida to Anna Maria Island. Along the way, readers will encounter a cast of real-life characters ranging from Floyd the Flim-Flammer to J. Edgar Hoover; from the inventor of the digital computer to Olga the Headless Teuton. Cracker’s Crumbs is a book that will be read, treasured and reread for many years to come.

The Anna Maria Island edition of Cracker’s Crumbs contains the complete series of Cracker’s Crumbs columns that appeared in the Anna Maria Islander and the Islander Press, all of which are presented in their original versions. The book also contains all of the Cracker’s original illustrations, many of which are photos and drawings created by the author.

All profits from The Anna Maria Island edition of Cracker's Crumbs go toward funding of the Anna Maria Island Community Center. A few copies of this edition, including several autographed by the author, may still be available and you may obtain one by contacting the Anna Maria Island Community Center 1-941-778-1908.

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