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“A Land Remembered” Returns to Highlands County By Mary Beth Isaacson

A Land Remembered, by Patrick D. Smith, is perhaps the most beloved work of Florida literature. Published in 1984, the novel chronicles three generations of the MacIvey family, who come to Florida in 1858, rising from poor Crackers struggling to eke out a living in the swamp to cattle, citrus, and land magnates. Smith researched […]