This classic story of the Baxter family of inland Florida and their wild, hard, satisfying life, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings has written one of the great novels of our times. A rich and varied story - tender in its understanding of boyhood, crowded with the excitement of the backwoods hunt, with vivid descriptions of the primitive, beautiful hammock country, with humour and earthy philosophy - The Yearling is a novel for readers of all tastes and ages.
Its glowing picture of life that is far and refreshingly removed from modern patterns of living becomes universal in its revelation of simple courageous people and the abiding beliefs they live by. Winner of Pulitzer Prize in 1938, The Yearling was made available the following year in a special edition illustrated by the distinguished American artist, N. C. Wyeth. The original paintings have been re-photographed and new plates made for this handsome volume.
Minor shelf wear to dust jacket otherwise excellent copy.Author:
Marjorie Kinnan RawlingsArtist:
N. C. WyethPublisher:
Charles Scriber's Sons, 1985 (Out of Print)Number of pages:
Hard Cover with Dust Wrapper; Part Colour illustrationsSize:
7" x 9" (185mm x 240mm)ISBN:
NM - Near MintDust Jacket Condition:
VF - Very Fine
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