Cross Creek

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Simon & Schuster,
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1st Touchstone ed.
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Cross Creek is the warm and delightful memoir about the life of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings--author of The Yearling --in the Florida backcountry. Originally published in 1942, Cross Creek has become a classic in modern American literature. For the millions of readers raised on The Yearling, here is the story of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings's experiences in the remote Florida hamlet of Cross Creek, where she lived for thirteen years. From the daily labors of managing a seventy-two-acre orange grove to bouts with runaway pigs and a succession of unruly farmhands, Rawlings describes her life at the Creek with humor and spirit. Her tireless determination to overcome the challenges of her adopted home in the Florida backcountry, her deep-rooted love of the earth, and her genius for character and description result in a most delightful and heartwarming memoir.
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Grouping Title cross creek
Grouping Author rawlings marjorie kinnan
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ils:.b1002850x Book Books 1st Touchstone ed. English Simon & Schuster, 1996. 380 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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subject_facet Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Florida
Cross Creek (Fla.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Cross Creek (Fla.) -- Social life and customs
Farm life -- Florida -- Cross Creek
Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, -- 1896-1953 -- Homes and haunts -- Florida -- Cross Creek
title_display Cross Creek
title_full Cross Creek / by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings ; illustrations by Edward Shenton
title_short Cross Creek
topic_facet Authors, American
Farm life
Homes and haunts
Intellectual life
Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan
Social life and customs