An Ongoing Journey

by Ken, Pat Birt & With Dr. William Marquardt



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/1/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781475951561
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781475951578
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781475951585

About the Book

Useppa: An Ongoing Journey provides an in-depth account of the ten-thousand-year history of a magical island off the southwest coast of Florida.

Useppa: An Ongoing Journey travels through ten thousand years of the island’s inhabited history. The journey begins with the Calusa Indians, the island’s first known inhabitants, and then moves on through the influence of the Spanish, Cuban fishing ranchos, the Civil War, the Bay of Pigs, influential owners, famous guests, archaeology, an entrepreneurial purchase, devastating hurricanes, fun stories shared by present day residents, and so much more. Useppa is a true island off of the southwest coast of Florida and is a place to visit like no other. The authors will take you on a magical trip through Useppa: An Ongoing Journey.

About the Author

Ken and Pat Birt reside in Venice, Florida.

Pat’s career includes administrative assistant responsibilities for a major medical corporation. She was also administrative assistant for ten years to the owner and developer of Useppa Island as well as the owners and developers of Palm Island Resort, Cape Haze, Florida.

Ken’s education includes a bachelor of business degree from North Texas University leading to becoming CEO and president of a computer training company. He also earned a master of divinity degree from Duke University and served as a minister in the United Methodist Church.

In addition to Useppa: An Ongoing Journey, Ken and Pat have written A Journey of Love and Miracles: Traveling through Cancer with the Patient and the Caregiver.

Now join them on this trip to Useppa.