Get to know Patrick W. Smith and his work better as his son, Rick, takes the stage to delight us with a multimedia show about his father and the extraordinary life experiences that enabled him to write with such authority of Florida pioneers, the Seminoles, migrant workers, “river rats” of Mississippi, the social injustices of the South, the Merchant Marine in World War II and the challenges of the present.
You can see A Land Remembered and Smith’s other books come to life through a truly unique multimedia show that explores his father’s colorful life as a writer and how he came to write his books. The presentation consists of over 50 videos, photos, artwork, music and sound effects that are warmly narrated by Rick with gentle humor and family stories.
These programs are made possible thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library. So be sure to come on out and see Patrick Smith’s Florida Is A Land Remembered at your local library: