A Land Remembered Topics for Discussion

Patrick D. Smith
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Most people probably have perceptions of Florida as the home of theme parks and vacation spots. How has your idea of Florida changed since reading this book?

The MacIvey family remains isolated from the world through many major events in U.S. and world history from the period ranging from 1858-1968. Discuss some of the events that took place while the MacIveys are intentionally insular.

The topic of environmentalism, especially in some endangered areas of Florida, is a critical one today. Discuss how people like the MacIveys both hurt and helped the Florida environment.

Imagine that you are the MacIveys and have no house, kitchen, bathroom or bed. What would your life be like?

Compare and contrast the MacIveys extremely limited communications with the outside world with the instant communication of today's world.

What do you think Tobias, Zech and Solomon MacIvey would think of Florida today...

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