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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was an American novelist who resided in rural Florida, Washington, United States of America. She was born on August $$8$$, $$1896$$. In general, her themes resemble rural themes and settings, and she was an exceptional writer whose work largely represented Florida's environment.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings*

At the age of six, Rawlings showed an interest in writing. She received a prize for her short story "The Reincarnation of Miss Hetty," when she was $$15$$ years old. Until she was $$16$$, she submitted stories to newspapers' children's sections. She was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority at the University of WisconsinMadison, where she earned an English degree in $$1918$$. Kappa Alpha Theta (A), often known as Theta, is a women's Greek letter fraternity founded on January $$27$$, $$1870$$. In $$1919$$, she married Charles Rawlings.

Her famous works are as follows:

Golden Apples" ($$1936$$)
Varmints" ($$1936$$)
The Yearling" ($$1938$$)
"Cross Creek" ($$1942$$)
Black Secret” ($$1945$$)
The Secret River” ($$1955$$)

Her best-known work, "The Yearling," was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in $$1939$$. Between $$1912$$ and $$1949$$, she also published $$33$$ short tales. Rawling was often referred to as a regional writer because many of her writings were set in the North and Central Florida area. On December $$14$$, $$1953$$, Rawlings passed away.