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Parlor Series: A Trip to Florida for Health and Sport

Join Rollins College's Wenxian Zhang and Maurice O’Sullivan to learn about how an important work of Florida fiction came to be published 150 years after it was written. "A Trip to Florida" is one of the state’s earliest novels and, arguably, the first American coming-of-age novel (written almost 30 years before Huckleberry Finn). For nearly five decades, the handwritten manuscript was preserved but forgotten in an archive at Rollins College.