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Gift of the Unicorn: The Story of Lue Gim Gong, Florida's Citrus Wizard (Pineapple Press Biography) ebook

by Virginia Aronson


Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China . Virginia Aronson is the author of more than two dozen books, including Konnichiwa Florida Moon: The Story of George Morikami, Pineapple Pioneer. She lives in south Florida with her husband and young son.

Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a brilliant man who blessed the world with his horticultural gift.

Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a brilliant man who blessed the world with his . When he was only twelve years old, Lue Gim Gong left China to seek his fortune in America. In China, the expression ""Gift of the Unicorn"" means a blessing from the gods to the most fortunate of parents: an exceptionally bright son. In 1860, a simple farming family was so blessed. The adventurous boy sailed across the Pacific to work in a shoe factory. The life of a Chinese immigrant was difficult, but the magical unicorn would soon bless the boy again.

Cigar City Brewing in Tampa Florida has dedicated a citrus forward pale ale to his . Florida Flair Books, 1987. Virginia Aronson, Gift of the Unicorn: The Story of Lue Gim Gong, Florida's Citrus Wizard. Pineapple Press (FL), 2002.

Cigar City Brewing in Tampa Florida has dedicated a citrus forward pale ale to his legacy, appropriately named Lue Gim Gong. Lue's influence was also felt in his native land China. His name appears in 'Scientific Database of China Plant Species'. In the 1940s, the summer-time citrus types such as "Valencia" or "Lue Gim Gong" variety was imported into China. Retrieved on October 26, 2006. West Volusia Historical Society Biography.

Gift of the Unicorn book. Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a brilliant man who blessed the world with his horticultural gift. Gift of the Unicorn: The Story of Lue Gim Gong, Florida's Citrus Wizard. by. Virginia Aronson (Goodreads Author). In China, the expression "gift of the unicorn" means a blessing from the gods to the most fortunate of parents: an exceptionally bright son.

by Virginia Aronson (Author). Publisher: Pineapple Press In. U. Personally meaningful as part of my own family history in Florida! Legette was my Grandmother's sister and I grew up hearing about this story. So cool to find this book.

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Virginia Aronson has authored or coauthored thirty books . She has written nutrition textbooks for students, medical guides and biographies for young readers, and health books for readers of all ages. Among her titles for young readers are Konnichiwa Florida Moon, Gift of the Unicorn, and Iguana Invasion (with Allyn Szejko). Showing all 4 results. 12 products per page 24 products per page 48 products per page. Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a DETAILS. Iguana Invasion! Exotic Pets Gone Wild in Florida. Allyn Szejko Virginia Aronson.

Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an. .The Lues named their baby boy with the sparkling black eyes Gim Gong, which means double brilliance. In China, the expression Gift of the Unicorn means a blessing from the gods to the most fortunate of parents: an exceptionally bright son.

Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a brilliant man who blessed the world with his horticultural gift

Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a brilliant man who blessed the world with his horticultural gift.

Pineapple Press Biography: Gift of the Unicorn : The Story of Lue Gim Gong, Florida's Citrus Wizard by Virginia Aronson Hardcover) for sale online. What others are saying. He is remembered for his contribution to the orange-growing industry in Florida. Gift of the Unicorn (eBook Rental).

Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a brilliant man who blessed the world with his horticultural gift. In China, the expression "Gift of the Unicorn" means a blessing from the gods to the most fortunate of parents: an exceptionally bright son. In 1860, a simple farming family was so blessed. The Lues named their baby boy with the sparkling black eyes Gim Gong, which means "double brilliance." When he was only twelve years old, Lue Gim Gong left China to seek his fortune in America. The adventurous boy sailed across the Pacific to work in a shoe factory. The life of a Chinese immigrant was difficult, but the magical unicorn would soon bless the boy again. The factory workers all received tutoring in English, and one teacher recognized Lue's unusual brilliance. Appointing herself the young boy's benefactor, Miss Fanny Burlingame took Lue under her sheltering wing. Lue eventually lived with the wealthy Burlingame family, tending their gardens in Massachusetts and their citrus groves in Florida. In the rural central Florida town of Deland, Lue revealed his extraordinary genius with plants. With the support of "Mother Fanny, " Lue developed world-famous species of citrus, including a super-hardy sweet orange and a perfumed grapefruit the size of a soccer ball. He faced illness, lost love, business failure, and heart-breaking prejudice, but Lue's genius continued to flower and bloom.

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Gift of the Unicorn: The Story of Lue Gim Gong, Florida's Citrus Wizard (Pineapple Press Biography) ebook
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Virginia Aronson
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