The Resource A land remembered, Patrick D. Smith, (electronic resource)

A land remembered, Patrick D. Smith, (electronic resource)

Label
A land remembered
Title
A land remembered
Statement of responsibility
Patrick D. Smith
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this best-selling novel, Patrick Smith tells the story of three generations of the MacIveys, a Florida family who battle the hardships of the frontier to rise from a dirt-poor Cracker life to the wealth and standing of real estate tycoons. The story opens in 1858, when Tobias MacIvey arrives in the Florida wilderness to start a new life with his wife and infant son, and ends two generations later in 1968 with Solomon MacIvey, who realizes that the land has been exploited far beyond human need. The sweeping story that emerges is a rich, rugged Florida history featuring a memorable cast of crusty, indomitable Crackers battling wild animals, rustlers, Confederate deserters, mosquitoes, starvation, hurricanes, and freezes to carve a kingdom out of the swamp. But their most formidable adversary turns out to be greed, including finally their own. Love and tenderness are here too: the hopes and passions of each new generation, friendships with the persecuted blacks and Indians, and respect for the land and its wildlife
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1927-
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Smith, Patrick D.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
PerformerNote
Narrated by George Guidall
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  • Guidall, George
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  • Electronic books
  • Florida
Target audience
adult
Label
A land remembered, Patrick D. Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11627914
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11627914
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11627914
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A land remembered, Patrick D. Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11627914
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11627914
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11627914
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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