A Land Remembered by Patrick D. Smith

By Patrick D. Smith

A Land Remembered has been ranked number one most sensible Florida e-book 8 instances in annual polls performed by way of Florida per month journal.

PIn this best-selling novel, Patrick Smith tells the tale of 3 generations of the MacIveys, a Florida kin who conflict the hardships of the frontier to upward push from a dirt-poor Cracker existence to the wealth and status of actual property tycoons. the tale opens in 1858, whilst Tobias MacIvey arrives within the Florida wasteland to begin a brand new existence along with his spouse and youngster son, and ends generations later in 1968 with Solomon MacIvey, who realizes that the land has been exploited a ways past human desire. The sweeping tale that emerges is a wealthy, rugged Florida heritage that includes a memorable forged of crusty, indomitable Crackers struggling with wild animals, rustlers, accomplice deserters, mosquitoes, hunger, hurricanes, and freezes to carve a country out of the swamp. yet their so much ambitious adversary seems to be greed, together with eventually their very own. Love and tenderness are right here too: the hopes and passions of every new iteration, friendships with the persecuted blacks and Indians, and appreciate for the land and its natural world.

A Land Remembered was once winner of the Florida historic Society's Tebeau Prize because the most eminent Florida ancient Novel. Now in its 14th hardcover printing, it's been in print because 1984 and is usually to be had in alternate paperback.

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