Patrick Smith

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Birthplace: Mississippi
Current Residence: Merritt Island, Florida
Setting: Florida
Genre: History

Patrick Smith is a native of Mississippi. He holds a B.A. degree and a Master's degree in English from the University of Mississippi. He moved to Florida in 1966. Patrick Smith is a 1999 inductee into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame. 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 and has been published in 46 countries; in 1978 for Angel City, which was produced as a "Movie of the Week" for the CBS television network and has aired worldwide; and in 1984 for A Land Remembered, which was an Editor’s Choice selection of the New York Times Book Review. In 2002, The Best of Florida statewide poll taken by Florida Monthly magazine ranked A Land Remembered as the # 1 Best Florida Book.

Book List

White Deer and Other Stories (2007)
A Land Remembered (1984)
Allapattah (1979)
Angel City (1978)
Forever Island (1973)
The Beginning (1967)
The River is Home (1953)
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Documentary Film

Visions of Nature: Patrick Smith’s Florida. Florida PBS-TV, (1990).
Patrick Smith's Florida A Sense of Place (2005)

Sense of Place by Patrick D. Smith

See Patrick Smith books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: Historical Fiction.

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