Edition Limited Edition of a non-specified number.
Publisher Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1977.
Illustration: Illustrations in color by N. C. Wyeth.
Seller ID 008726
No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. Young Jody adopts an orphaned fawn he calls Flag and makes it a part of his family and his best friend. But life in the Florida backwoods is harsh, and so, as his family fights off wolves, bears, and even alligators, and faces failure in their tenuous subsistence farming.
The Yearling first published 1938, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1939.
The novel was adapted into a film in 1946, starring Gregory Peck as Penny Baxter and Jane Wyman as Ora Baxter. Both were nominated for Oscars for their performances. Green leather boards with gilt decorations, 4 raised spine bands. All edges gilt, Silk ribbon place marker. Silk endpages. Book is unopened. Bright and clean. Gift Quality.