Patrick D. Smith




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Patrick D. Smith

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in D'Lo, Mississippi, The United States
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Patrick Smith is a 1999 inductee into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame, the highest and most prestigious cultural honor that can be bestowed upon an individual by the State of Florida.
In May 2002 Smith was the recipient of the Florida Historical Society’s Fay Schweim Award as the “Greatest Living Floridian.” The one-time-only award was established to honor the one individual who has contributed the most to Florida in recent history. Smith was cited for the impact his novels have made on Floridians, both natives and newcomers to the state, and for the worldwide acclaim he has received.

Smith has been nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize, in 1973 for Forever Island, which was a 1974 selection of the Reader’s Digest Condensed Book Club
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Audiences all over Florida have raved about the A Land Remembered Multimedia Show about my father, Patrick D. Smith, and his beloved books, especially A Land Remembered. I call the show Patrick Smith’s Florida IS A Land Remembered. It isn’t a stuffy “lecture” or a “talk.” I call it visual storytelling and it’s a fun, fast-paced and entertaining “show!”


While A Land Remembered is a key theme of m...

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A Land Remembered

4.38 avg rating — 4,252 ratings — published 1984 — 12 editions
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A Land Remembered, Volume 1

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A Land Remembered, Volume 2

4.33 avg rating — 212 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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Forever Island and Allapattah

4.09 avg rating — 132 ratings — published 1973
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The River Is Home: And Ange...

4.06 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 1978
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Angel City

4.13 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 1978 — 5 editions
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Forever Island

4.02 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1973 — 4 editions
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The River Is Home

4.08 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Allapattah

3.79 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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The Beginning

4.36 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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“All I'm trying to tell you is to be strong. Don't ever let nothing get you down. Don't be afraid or ashamed to love, or to grieve when the thing you love is gone. Just don't let it throw you, no matter how much it hurts.”
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“Perhaps animals are smarter than men, he thought, taking only what they need to live today leaving something for tomorrow.”
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“said. “That breech loader has killed everthing but a train engine, and now it’s done that too.”
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