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Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, 1896-1953



  • Existence: 1896 - 1953

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was born on August 8, 1896 in Washington, DC. She attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison and received her degree in Eglish in 1918. She 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 name. She died December 14, 1953.

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"South Moon Under" typescript

Identifier: MS-347
Overview Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953), writer. The collection contains the typescript drafts, with handwritten corrections, of her book "South Moon Under" published in 1933.