Posted on 05/12/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
It was somewhat of a jolt, during childhood, to realize that teachers had lives outside of school.
And while we’ve outgrown that feeling, we still find it odd to take warts-and-all looks at figures from our youth.
Consider the writer Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, as a new biography does.
While she’s best known for The Yearling — itself best known as a young adult novel — biographer Ann McCutchan makes it clear that there was so very much more to Rawlings (just as is true of her most famous work).
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