Land Remembered, Volume 1
By (author) Patrick D Smith
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Land Remembered, Volume 1 by Patrick D Smith
Book DescriptionA Land Remembered has become Florida s favorite novel. Now this Student Edition in two volumes makes this rich, rugged story of the American pioneer spirit more accessible to young readers. Patrick Smith tells of three generations of the MacIveys, a Florida family battling the hardships of the frontier. The story opens in 1858, when Tobias and Emma MacIvey arrive in the Florida wilderness with their son, Zech, to start a new life, and ends in 1968 with Solomon MacIvey, who realizes that his wealth has not been worth the cost to the land. Between is a sweeping story rich in Florida history with a cast of memorable characters who battle wild animals, rustlers, Confederate deserters, mosquitoes, starvation, hurricanes, and freezes to carve a kingdom out of the Florida swamp. In this volume, meet young Zech MacIvey, who learns to ride like the wind through the Florida scrub on Ishmael, his marshtackie horse, his dogs, Nip and Tuck, at this side. His parents, Tobias and Emma, scratch a living from the land, gathering wild cows from the swamp and herding them across the state to market. Zech learns the ways of the land from the Seminoles, with whom his life becomes entwined as he grows into manhood."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781561642304
(234mm x 158mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Pineapple Press
Publisher: Pineapple Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Patrick D Smith
Forever Island, Hardback (February 2013)
The story of Charlie Jumper, an old Seminole Indian who clings to the ancient ways and teaches them to his grandson. When their simple swamp existence is threatened by development, Charlie decides to fight back.
Angel City, Paperback / softback (October 2012)
"Angel City "follows the course of the Teeters, a West Virginia family come to Florida to better their lives. What they find is degradation in a migrant labor camp near the Everglades. This novel served as an expose, and did bring about some changes in conditions in these camps."
Allapattah, Paperback / softback (September 2012)
The story of Toby Tiger, a young Seminole in the Everglades who is in despair at having to live in the white man s world. Allapattah means alligator or crocodile, a creature which becomes Toby Tiger s obsession, and he must wrestle it to set himself free."
River Is Home, Paperback / softback (August 2012)» View all books by Patrick D Smith
"The River Is Home" revolves around a Mississippi family s struggle to cope with changes in their rural environment. It is the story of Skeeter, a young boy growing up in a family poor in material goods but rich in the appreciation of their natural surroundings. The river they live on is the source of life and death. "
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