Eliot in Belle Glade, Florida standing in front of a statue commemorating the 1928 hurricane - the topic of his book The Black Cloud   Author Author of nine books, all celebrating Florida; its past and present, its triumphs and disasters, and its unique craziness. Eliot Lecturing to a full house Photo courtesy Loxahatchee River Historical Society Lecturer Available for lively presentations about Florida, its wacky history and weird present, and why Floridians should care about their home. Eliot at the site of a road collapse David Spencer, Palm Beach Post Journalist A second-generation South Florida reporter chronicling the events of the most amazing region for news in all of America.