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Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings - First Edition - 1942 - from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA (SKU: 5241)

Cross Creek

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Cross Creek

by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

Green cloth with silver particulars to front board and spine. Pictorial endpapers. Dust jacket protected in mylar. Decorations by Shenton throughout. Creases, chips, and light soiling to dust jacket. Fading to silver spine text; previous owner's name. 368 pp. 6 x 8 1/2 inches.

Synopsis

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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Details

Bookseller
William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
5241
Title
Cross Creek
Author
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Illustrator
Edward Shenton
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1942
Keywords
Florida, Cross Creek County
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction; American Literature; Floridiana;
Size
8vo

Terms of Sale

William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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Biblio.com member since: 2008
Ft Lauderdale, Florida
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About William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

We are a brick & mortar store located between I95 and the Florida Turnpike. We focus on the visual aspects of books and the book as artifact. We have large Art and Graphic Art sections including haute couture magazines but also carry Architecture, Ancient & Classical History, Performing Arts and Books on Books & Antiques. We have a large selection of Antiquarian Books, Antique maps & Antique prints. Hours by chance or appointment.

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