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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953), lived for twenty-five years in Cross Creek, Florida, the area that is the setting for The Yearling, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1939. She is the author of several earlier novels as well as a memoir, Cross Creek, which inspired the acclaimed motion picture of the same name.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Deer Fiction, Parent and child Fiction, Farm life Florida Fiction