A White Deer And Other Stories, by the author of A Land Remembered

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9780976550990: A White Deer And Other Stories, by the author of A Land Remembered

This is a collection of six short stories and a poem. The short stories were written throughout Smith's writing career, going back as far as the 1960's. Reading them, you can see him developing the literary style for which he later became famous. They are a delightful trip back into the deep South. The poem was written when he was 16 years old.
A White Deer And Other Stories is softbound, 104 pages, with chapter illustrations.
You will love these stories:
A White Deer And Other Stories
Journey Into Karma
Miss Jenny And the Minnows
The Demise Of Bester Boo Boo
A Pair Of Blue Shoes
Fried Mullet And Grits.

A White Deer And Other Stories is edited and published by Patrick Smith's son, Rick (Patrick, Jr.)

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About the Author:

Patrick Smith is a 1999 inductee into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame, the highest and most prestigious cultural honor that can be bestowed upon an individual by the State of Florida.

In May 2002 Smith was the recipient of the Florida Historical Society s Fay Schweim Award as the Greatest Living Floridian. The one-time-only award was established to honor the one individual who has contributed the most to Florida in recent history. Smith was cited for the impact his novels have made on Floridians, both natives and newcomers to the state, and for the worldwide acclaim he has received.

Smith has been nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize, in 1973 for Forever Island, which was a 1974 selection of the Reader s Digest Condensed Book Club and has been published in 46 countries; in 1978 for Angel City, which was produced as a Movie of the Week for the CBS television network and has aired worldwide; and in 1984 for A Land Remembered, which was an Editors Choice selection of the New York Times Book Review.

In the 2002 The Best of Florida statewide poll taken by Florida Monthly magazine, A Land Remembered was ranked #1 Best Florida Book. The novel has ranked #1 in this poll every year since.

Smith's lifetime work was nominated for the 1985 Nobel Prize for Literature, and since then he has received five additional nominations.

In 1995 Patrick Smith was elected by The Southern Academy of Letters, Arts and Science for its highest literary award, The Order of the South. Previous recipients include Eudora Welty, James Dickey, and Reynolds Price.

In 1996 he was named a Florida Ambassador of the Arts, an honor given each year by the state of Florida to someone who has made significant contributions to Florida's cultural growth.

In 1999 Smith was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame, which is the highest and most prestigious cultural honor the state bestows upon an individual artist. Prior inductees include writers Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Zora Neale Hurston, and Ernest Hemingway.

In October 1990 he received the University of Mississippi s Distinguished Alumni Award and was inducted into the University s Alumni Hall of Fame. In 1997, the Florida Historical Society created a new annual award, the Patrick D. Smith Florida Literature Award, in his honor.

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