“Cross Creek” quotes

Movie Cross Creek
Martin Ritt directed this movie in 1983
Title Cross Creek
Year 1983
Director Martin Ritt
Genre Drama, Romance, Biography
All actors – Mary Steenburgen, Rip Torn, Peter Coyote, Dana Hill, Alfre Woodard, Joanna Miles, Ike Eisenmann, Cary Guffey, Toni Hudson, Bo Rucker, Jay O. Sanders, John Hammond
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  • “My journey to maturity began in New York, in 1928. I was married to Charles Rawlings, the newspaper man and yachting enthusiast. I had been trying to write stories that I thought would be most likely to sell - gothic romances were extremely popular - and I had written dozens. I was desperate to express myself. Even as a child I'd been consumed...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Mary Steenburgen - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
    [Tag:ability, writing]
  • “I had become a part of Cross Creek. I was more than a writer. I was a wife, a friend, a part of the earth. Who owns Cross Creek? The Earth may be borrowed, not bought, may be used, not owned. It gives itself in response to love and tenderness, offers its seasonal flowering and fruiting. Cross Creek belongs to the wind and the rain, to the sun...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Mary Steenburgen - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings