The fictional Rawlerson family has been in Florida's cattle industry for several generations. In 2004, family members are divided over how they should adapt from Florida's past to an inevitable future. The wise old Native American Solomon encourages the earnest young cattleman Bodie Rawlerson to protect his family's way of life, but that goal proves to be impossible. This novel earned the first place Florida Book Award for Best Florida Fiction and the Patrick D. Smith Book Award.

The Trouble with Panthers 2010, Florida Historical Society Press, Cocoa

ISBN-13: 9781886104426

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