I bought this one hard back, and my friend read it a few times!
Cross Creek is one of the finest memoirs ever written, filled with grace and beauty from one of America's greatest writers, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
The stories she offers are by turns funny, sad, thoughtful, each informed by an intensely felt observation of her environment.
A delightful read, made much more engaging when combined with "Idella, Rawlings Perfect Maid." "Idella" fills in blanks. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is a very good depiction of rural life in pre-WWII Florida. It is necessary to keep in mind the conditions of the time to avoid being put off by situations described that are... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Oskar
One of my most favorite books... an old friend I return to again & again. The writing is beautiful. I am transposed to a different time & place.Published 1 month ago by Heidi
What a history lesson!. Excellent writer and a good description of that era. Love Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Cross Creek.Published 2 months ago by anonoymous
Very good author, good read. I would recommend to anyone that loves 'earthy' writings. Does not read like a biography.Published 2 months ago by Joanne K Hay
This is a great history of the early life in Florida. I am glad to own it now. Will treasure it.Published 4 months ago by Santiago Almeida