Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings


Born
in Washington, DC, The United States
August 08, 1896

Died
December 14, 1953

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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was an American author who lived in rural Florida and wrote novels with rural themes and settings. Her best known work, The Yearling, about a boy who adopts an orphaned fawn, won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1939 and was later made into a movie of the same title, The Yearling. The book was written long before the concept of young-adult fiction, but is now commonly included in teen-reading lists.

Average rating: 4.0 · 26,737 ratings · 1,368 reviews · 28 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Yearling

3.99 avg rating — 23,771 ratings — published 1938 — 109 editions
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Cross Creek

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4.04 avg rating — 1,399 ratings — published 1942 — 34 editions
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The Secret River

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4.01 avg rating — 616 ratings — published 1955 — 6 editions
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The Sojourner

4.34 avg rating — 327 ratings — published 1951 — 20 editions
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Cross Creek Cookery

4.24 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 1942 — 5 editions
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South Moon Under

4.17 avg rating — 143 ratings — published 1933 — 15 editions
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A Mother in Mannville

4.22 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1936 — 2 editions
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When the Whippoorwill

4.23 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1931 — 5 editions
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Jacob's Ladder

4.12 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1950
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Golden Apples

3.90 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1935 — 4 editions
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More books by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings…
“I do not understand how anyone can live without some small place of enchantment to turn to.”
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

“Somewhere beyond the sink-hole, past the magnolia, under the live oaks, a boy and a yearling ran side by side, and were gone forever.”
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

“A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one.”
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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