The River Is Home

The River Is Home

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by Patrick D Smith
     
 

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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 appreciation of their beautiful natural surroundings. The river on which they live—with its food

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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 appreciation of their beautiful natural surroundings. The river on which they live—with its food supply, steamboats, and floods—figures strongly in their lives as the source of life, change, and death. Though their life is a simple one, it’s filled with friendship, loyalty, love, and compassion.

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“A charming excursion into a lost world of shadowed waters.”—NY Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561645664
Publisher:
Pineapple Press, Inc.
Publication date:
08/31/2012
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
223,607
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Born in Mississippi, Pat Smith has lived in Florida since 1966, writing about its nature and people. He also wrote A Land Remembered, Allapattah, Forever Island, and Angel City, all available from Pineapple Press.

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The River Is Home : And Angel City. a Patrick Smith Reader 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another great hit by Patrick D. Smith
Anonymous More than 1 year ago