The Yearling (Unabridged) [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Yearling is a 1938 novel written by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. It won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1939.

Rawlings's editor was Maxwell Perkins, who also worked with F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and other literary luminaries. She had submitted several projects to Perkins for his review, and he rejected them all. He instructed her to write about what she ...
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The Yearling (Unabridged)

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Overview

The Yearling is a 1938 novel written by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. It won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1939.

Rawlings's editor was Maxwell Perkins, who also worked with F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and other literary luminaries. She had submitted several projects to Perkins for his review, and he rejected them all. He instructed her to write about what she knew from her own life, and the result of her taking his advice was The Yearling.

The Yearling was the best-selling novel in America for the year 1938.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012487704
  • Publisher: Wolfe Publishing FL
  • Publication date: 10/15/2010
  • Series: Lone Wolfe Classics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 119,455
  • File size: 350 KB

Meet the Author

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (August 8, 1896 – December 14, 1953) 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.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2012

    Timeless

    As I look around and see more and more of natural Florida disappearing, this provides a window into the early days of Florida and the rugged individuals who make their lives here.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2011

    A must buy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This is a goid book. I just cant stop reading it. At first i thought it was going to be stupid but it's the best book i've ever read in my whole entire life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2013

    Great

    Great book

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2013

    Anonimous

    This is a sad story. Well, its good but at the beginning tye dad get sbit by a snake and the boy kills a deer to take the venom ou tand the deer was a mom and then he raises the baby deer becaus eits mom is dead and at the end of the book they kill the baby deer (now hes grown) because since he is used to humans he keeps eating theirbfood and he gets shot.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2012

    jw

    You can feel how the young boy loves his fawn.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2012

    Yt

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2012

    Reading rebal

    HELP WE CANT FIND 2 GIRLS NAMED ROSE AND ADICATED READER!

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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