Edna Ferber


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    General Fiction

    May-2013

    Any one who has ever written for the magazines (nobody could devise a more sweeping opening; it includes the iceman who does a humorous article on the subject of his troubles, and the neglected wife next door, who journalizes) knows that a story the ...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    This is not a baseball story. The grandstand does not rise as one man and shout itself hoarse with joy. There isn't a three-bagger in the entire three thousand words, and nobody is carried home on the shoulders of the crowd. For that sort of thing yo...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    "And so," the story writers used to say, "they lived happily ever after." Um-m-m-maybe. After the glamour had worn off, and the glass slippers were worn out, did the Prince never find Cinderella's manner redolent of the kitchen hearth; and was it nev...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    "And so," the story writers used to say, "they lived happily ever after." Um-m-m-maybe. After the glamour had worn off, and the glass slippers were worn out, did the Prince never find Cinderella's manner redolent of the kitchen hearth; and was it nev...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    "And so," the story writers used to say, "they lived happily ever after." Um-m-m-maybe. After the glamour had worn off, and the glass slippers were worn out, did the Prince never find Cinderella's manner redolent of the kitchen hearth; and was it nev...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    Ted worked that day with his teeth set so that his jaws ached next morning. Minnie Wenzel spoke to him only when necessary and then in terms of dollars and cents. When dinner time came she divested herself of the black sateen sleevelets, wriggled fro...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    "And so," the story writers used to say, "they lived happily ever after." Um-m-m-maybe. After the glamour had worn off, and the glass slippers were worn out, did the Prince never find Cinderella's manner redolent of the kitchen hearth; and was it nev...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    "And so," the story writers used to say, "they lived happily ever after." Um-m-m-maybe. After the glamour had worn off, and the glass slippers were worn out, did the Prince never find Cinderella's manner redolent of the kitchen hearth; and was it nev...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    "And so," the story writers used to say, "they lived happily ever after." Um-m-m-maybe. After the glamour had worn off, and the glass slippers were worn out, did the Prince never find Cinderella's manner redolent of the kitchen hearth; and was it nev...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2013

    "And so," the story writers used to say, "they lived happily ever after." Um-m-m-maybe. After the glamour had worn off, and the glass slippers were worn out, did the Prince never find Cinderella's manner redolent of the kitchen hearth; and was it nev...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2011

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2009

    Edna Ferber, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Show Boat and Giant, achieved her first great success with a series of stories she published in American Magazine between 1911 and 1913. The stories featured Emma McChesney: smart, savvy, stylish, divorce...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2009

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2006

    The short stories in this collection take the reader from small-town Wisconsin to the bustling streets of New York and Chicago and back again. It explores the role of women (especially strong or unconventional women) in modern society, the mores of t...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2004

    Before she tried to be a good woman she had been a very bad woman' so bad that she could trail her wonderful apparel up and down Main Street, from the Elm Tree Bakery to the railroad tracks, without once having a man doff his hat to her or a woman bo...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2002

    " ...]mode demanded. Immediately he was off again. "And the first thing you know, Mrs. McChesney, ma'am, we'll have a motor truck backing up at the door once a month and six strong men carrying my salary to the freight elevator in sacks." Emma McChes...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2002

    Early twentieth-century novel by Edna Ferber, the American, novelist, author and playwright whose novels generally featured a strong female as the protagonist, although she fleshed out multiple characters in each book. She usually highlighted at leas...

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    Contemporary Romance

    May-1987

    This sweeping tale captures the essence of Texas on a staggering scale as it chronicles the life and times of cattleman Jordan "Bick" Benedict, his naive young society wife, Leslie, and three generations of land-rich sons. A sensational story of powe...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Sep-1980

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1980

    The basis for the Academy Award-winning major motion picture starring Best Actor nominee Richard Dix and Best Actress nominee Irene Dunne. This vivid and sweeping tale of the Oklahoma Land Rush, from Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber, traces the stun...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-1980

    This is the story of Alaska before statehood, in all its glory, beauty and bleakness...where men pitted themselves against the elements and the wilds, only to find the greatest threat is from "outside." Edna Ferber is one of the best-selling novel...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Dec-1979

    Edna Ferber s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is a rollicking panorama of Chicago's high and low life at the turn of the twentieth century now available in a limited Olive Edition. A masterpiece. . . . It has the completeness, the] finality that grips ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jun-1977

    The classic tale behind MGM's blockbuster movie directed by George Sidney, starring Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, and Kathryn Grayson. Bringing to life the adventurous world of Mississippi show boats, the grittiness of turn-of-the-century Chicago, and th...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1941

    Against the romantic backdrop of old New Orleans and Saratoga of the 1880s, a brilliant novelist unfolds the tempestuous love story of Clio Dulaine and Clint Maroon... CLIO--the cool, strong-willed beauty who flaunted her scandalous past before th...

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    General Fiction

    The editor paid for the lunch (as editors do). He lighted his seventh cigarette and leaned back. The conversation, which had zigzagged from the war to Zuloaga, and from Rasputin the Monk to the number of miles a Darrow would go on a gallon, narrowed ...

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    Contemporary Romance

    It has become the fashion among novelists to introduce their hero in knee pants, their heroine in pinafore and pigtails. Time was when we were rushed up to a stalwart young man of twenty-four, who was presented as the pivot about whom the plot would ...

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    General Fiction

    " ...]other plunged deep into the vitals of the car on which he was engaged, you thought of a surgeon performing a major operation. He wore one of those round skullcaps characteristic of his craft (the brimless crown of an old felt hat). He would def...

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    Contemporary Romance

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    General Fiction

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    Contemporary Romance

    Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber's stunning first autobiography, in which she recounts her small-town Midwestern childhood and rise to literary fame, all amidst the backdrop of America around the turn of the 20th century.A modest girl growing up one...

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