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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings


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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, also known as The Yearling. The book was written long before the concept of young-adult fiction, but is now commonly included in teen-reading lists.

Genres: General Fiction, Young Adult Fiction
 
Non fiction
   Cross Greek Cookery (1942)
     aka The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings cookbook
   Selected Letters of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1983)
   Max and Marjorie (1999)
   The Private Marjorie (2004)
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Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (1939) : The Yearling