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Cross Creek

by Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


Toronto: Reginald Saunders, 1942. First Canadian Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Edward Shenton. Very good green cloth. Slight wear, soiled spine, no jacket. (1942), 8vo, 368pp. "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." FantasticFiction


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.


  • Bookseller: BOOX CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003324
  • Title: Cross Creek
  • Author: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan
  • Illustrator:Edward Shenton
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Canadian Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Reginald Saunders
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1942
  • Pages: 368
  • Keywords: Fiction Historical cross Creek Florida
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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