A Land Remembered Characters

Patrick D. Smith
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Tobias MacIvey is the patriarch of the MacIvey family which begins as dirt poor people living in the Florida wilderness and grows to real estate magnate status and extreme wealth. Tobias is thirty-years-old when he moves his wife Emma and their infant son Zech from Georgia to Florida in the year preceding the outbreak of the Civil War. Tobias ekes out a living for his family despite major losses and difficulties yet manages to retain his sense of decency and befriends Seminole Indians and an ex-slave running for his life. Tobias' sense of fairness and integrity earns him a lifelong reputation as a good and decent man yet he feels that he has failed to meet the needs of his uncomplaining wife Emma. Coming into the Florida wilderness when he does instills in Tobias a sense of preserving the land and the wildlife that inhabit it. Tobias'...

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