Cross Creek Author:Marjorie Kinman Rawlings In Cross Creek Marjorie Rawlings relates life as an inhabitant of Florida who moved from New York in the 40s. — She had a deep love for plants, animals and insects and writes of her love for these as well as the Florida landscape. — No writer has ever been closer to the fierce, furtive Florida earth, to its pine woods and gallberry flats, and the... more » bears, "toady-frogs, lizards, antses and varmints that inhabit them.« less
Rawlings is a good author, great command of our language. She is some unique woman! Cross Creek is just a story of her life in a far out community in Florida in the 30s.
Very insightful to the time and location.