Book List:13 titles
  • 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 expos, and did bring about some changes in...


  • 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 ...


  • Patrick D. Smith, award-winning author of A Land Remembered , Forever Island , and other classic novels about Mississippi and Florida, wrote The Beginning in the 1960s at the height of the Civil Rights movement. He offered an inside perspecti...


  • Award winning Florida novelist Patrick Smith's first novel, The River Is Home revolves around a Mississippi family's struggle to cope with changes in their rural environment. Poor in material possessions, Skeeter's kinfolk are rich in their appreciat...





  • In 1942 alone, German U-Boats sank almost four million gross registered tons of Allied ships convoying goods and war supplies to the war ravaged European continent, Britain and North Africa. That same year, 17-year old Jimmy Kindall leaves his small ...


  • The River is Home, Smith's first novel, is the story of Skeeter, a young boy whose family is poor in material goods but rich in their appreciation of the beautiful natural surroundings. The river figures strongly in their lives as a source of life an...







  • 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 sto...