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

    May-2013

    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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    General Fiction

    May-2013

    " ...]was the weight of flannel you always advise for South America. And you said they'd be ready when? Next week? Thank you." She hung up the receiver. The pupils of her eyes were dilated. Her cheeks were very pink as always under excitement. She st...

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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 was an early 20th century American author and playwright. Ferber worked for several newspapers. She covered the 1920 Republican and Democratic national conventions for the United Press Association. Her novels often featured a strong femal...

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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

    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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    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

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and widely considered to be Edna Ferber's greatest achievement, So Big is a classic novel of turn-of-the-century Chicago. It is the unforgettable story of Selina Peake DeJong, a gambler's daughter, and her struggles to st...

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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

    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

    There are a number of things that are pleasanter than being sick in a New York boarding-house when one's nearest dearest is a married sister up in far-away Michigan. Some one must have been very kind, for there were doctors, and a blue-and-white stri...

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    Contemporary Romance

    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

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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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