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Patrick D Smith

A native of Mendenhall, Mississippi, Patrick D. Smith earned both a B.A. and a master's degree in English from the University of Mississippi. He moved to Florida in 1966 and began writing the novels about Florida that would make bring him lifelong recognition: The River Is Home , The Beginning , Forever Island , Angel City , Allapattah , and A Land Remembered . Smith was nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize: in 1973 for Forever Island ; in 1978 for Angel City , which was produced as a...See more