With trenchant observations and witty prose, T. D. Allman takes readers on a tour of Miami's people, cultures, politics, and neighborhoods. In doing so he lays out a portrait of the profound changes overtaking American life everywhere. This twenty-fifth-anniversary edition remains a classic guide to a city teeming with money, exotic cargo, illegal drugs, and immigrants from all corners of the globe. As readers of this long-time bestseller have always appreciated, this also is a prophetic book—describing an emerging new America that, today, is all around us, whatever city or suburb or gated community we call home.