The last southern populist mayor who transformed Jacksonville, Florida from a sleepy city with an inferiority complex into a dynamic metropolis with a can-do attitude
From Public Housing to Public Adoration
Jake Godbold began his life during the Depression in Jacksonville public housing and selling boiled peanuts on the streets as a kid. He used his outsized personality and passion to transform his city and has remained an unmatched force in the political flow of Jacksonville for fifty years. This is the story of what happened, how it happened and why.
Format: 6 x 9 Black & White Paperback, 359 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jul 03, 2019)
Genre: POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General