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Full Name: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Biography:
(1896-1953) Writer, novelist. Marjorie Rawlings was born in Washington, District of Columbia. She worked for the Rochester Journal in the 1930s. She lived part of each year in Van Hornesville, New York, beginning in 1947. In 2008 the United States Postal Service issued its twenty-fourth stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
Author's Timeline:
1947 Herkimer County
Ms. Rawlings lived part of each year in Van Hornesville, New York, beginning in 1947. 
1930 Monroe County
Ms. Rawlings worked for the Rochester Journal in Rochester, New York, in the 1930s. 
1896 (Unknown) County
Marjorie Kinnan was born in Washington, District of Columbia, on August 8, 1896.  
1953 (Unknown) County
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings died in Saint Augustine, Florida, on December 14, 1953. 
1953 (Unknown) County
The Sojourner
(Pub: Scribner's ISBN: 1125728086 / 978-1125728086)
Novel. 
1938 (Unknown) County
The Yearling
(Pub: Scribner's ISBN: 0105700460 / 978-0105700463)
Novel, winner of a Pulitzer Prize in 1938. 
1942 (Unknown) County
Cross Creek
(Pub: Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Novel. 
1933 (Unknown) County
South Moon Under
(Pub: C. Scribner's Sons ISBN: 1299503764 / 978-1299503762)
Novel. 
1935 (Unknown) County
Golden Apples
(Pub: Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Novel. 
1940 (Unknown) County
When the Whippoorwill
(Pub: Charles Scribners Sons LTD ISBN: 1131511204 / 978-1131511207)
Collection of short stories. 
1955 (Unknown) County
The Secret River
(Pub: Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: 0935259023 / 978-0935259025)
Children's book and winner of a Newbery Honor in 1956. 
1953 (Unknown) County
Ms. Rawlings was interred at Antioch Cemetery near Island Grove, Florida. 
1950 (Unknown) County
Jacob's Ladder
(Pub: University of Miami Press ISBN: )
Novel. 
1942 (Unknown) County
Cross Creek Cookery
(Pub: C. Scribner's Sons ISBN: 0684104873 / 978-0684104874)
Cookbook. 

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