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ISBN-10:  0606001093
ISBN-13:  978-0606001090
Author:  Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Publisher:  Demco Media
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review by . May 09, 2013
A simple yet penetrating glimpse into the world of boyhood innocence.
In past reviews, people have speculated that if The Yearling were to have been published in today's times, would it still have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. For me, I would have to say that that would be a resounding yes. I say so because the novel captures, with vivid simplicity, a bygone American era via the stark usage of the literaty resources available to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings at the time, quite simply, the values, environment and language which surrounded her. Being …
review by . June 28, 2006
This book is a classic. It opens with Jody leaving a log  cabin to hoe in the corn field. A huge bear named Slewfoot kills  the Baxter family sow. Old Julia, the family hound is badly wounded and the bear escapes into the wild.     The scenery depicts man as one with nature. Jody comes from a traditional society where he experiences great outdoor living. Penny discusses the bear hunt and the character Lem trades a New England gun to Penny in exchange for a …
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