A Land Remembered, a novel written by Patrick D. Smith.
After reading A Land Remembered, you can never again drive through Florida without thinking of its rich history, thanks to Patrick Smith. Here are three generation of the MacIvey family, from dirt-poor Crackers to wealthy real estate tycoons, in an epic portrayal of the American pioneer will to survive against all odds. Here is the sweeping story of the land, how at first bare survival is scratched from it and then how it is exploited far beyond human need. Here is a rich, rugged history of Florida’s pioneer spirit and natural world.