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A dozen women authors who put Florida on the map. From Harriet Beecher Stowe and Constance Fenimore Woolson to Laura Ingalls Wilder, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, they all gravitated to the Land of Flowers. Betty Jean Steinshouer is a Fellow in Florida Studies at the University of South Florida, which resulted in almost twenty years of research and writing on a book about twelve