Author’s farmhouse a step back in Florida time


When Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings first laid eyes on a wild, sandy scrap of land in North Florida in 1928, she was 31, married and a struggling writer. The remote Florida backwoods — where cattle roamed, where barefoot children played among the orange groves and where bandits fired up their stills by the light of the moon — made her feel like she was home, and it is where she discovered her voice as a writer.She found living at her Cross Creek farm an adventure, said Scott […]  » Read More

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