Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Setting: Rural Florida
Genre: Young Adult

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953) was born in 1896 in Washington, D.C. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received a degree in English in 1918. Her best known work, the Yearling, won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1939 and was later made into a movie. Rawlings resided in Cross Creek Florida near Hawthorne and Crescent Beach near St. Augustine. Rawlings died in 1953 in St. Augustine.

Book List

Short Stories

"The Friendship" (1949)
"Mountain Prelude" (1947) (6-part series based on "A Mother In Mannville")
"Black Secret" (1945)
"Miriam's Houses" (1945)
"Shell" (1944)
"Fanny, You Fool!" (1942)
"Jessamine Springs" (1941)
"The Provider" (1941)
"The Pelican's Shadow" (1940)
"The Enemy" (1940)
"In The Heart" (1940)
"I Sing While I Cook" (nonfiction) (1939)
"Cocks Must Crow" - 1939) "Mountain Rain" (1938)
"A Mother in Mannville" (1936)
"Varmints" 1936"The Pardon" (1934)
"Hyacinth Drift" (1933)
"Alligators" (1933)
"Benny and the Bird Dogs" (1933)
"A Crop of Beans" (1932)
"Gal Young Un" (1932) "Cracker Chidlins" (1931)
"Jacob's Ladder" (1931)
"Plumb Care Conscience" (1931)
"The Reincarnation of Miss Hetty" (1912)

Blood of My Blood (2002) (lost first novel originally written in 1928)
The Secret River (1955)
The Sojourner (1953)
Cross Creek (1942)
Cross Creek Cookery (1942)
When the Whippoorwill (1940)
The Yearling (1938)
Golden Apples (1935)
South Moon Under (1933)


The Yearling (1946)

The Yearling (1946) - Theatrical Trailer - © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

See Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: General Fiction.
See also photos of Cross Creek from the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park
See also Teaching Guide to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' Cross Creek
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