Cross Creek by Marjorie Rawlings

Cross Creek

byMarjorie Rawlings

Kobo ebook | August 23, 2013

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In 1942, Rawlings published Cross Creek, an autobiographical account of her relationships with her neighbors and her beloved Florida hammocks. Again it was chosen by the Book-of-the-Month Club, and it was even released in a special armed forces edition, sent to servicemen during World War II.

In Cross Creek she describes her life on the farm and lakes, getting on with her neighbours, and  the Africans who she employed to help. There are problems with the care of animals, with those who thieve or take advantage of others, there is humor and love, sickeness and death-- the whole realm of life.

Cross Creek is a natural waterway in Florida connecting Lochloosa Lake to Orange Lake, in southeastern Alachua County. It is 1.8 miles long, and carries the outflow from Lochloosa Lake into Orange Lake. It is normally navigable by small boats, but has completely dried up in droughts. The Creek has been designated an Outstanding Florida Water. County Road 325 crosses the creek. Cross Creek gives its name to the community of Cross Creek, which is famous as the home of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings for the last 25 years of her life, and for being the subject of her memoir Cross Creek, which was made into a motion picture in 1983.

Title:Cross CreekFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 23, 2013Publisher:Download eBooksLanguage:English

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