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Ferber, Edna 1887-1968

Overview
Works: 663 works in 2,460 publications in 14 languages and 67,756 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Railroad stories  Western films 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PS3511.E46, 813
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edna Ferber
So big by Edna Ferber ( Book )
113 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winner of the 1924 Pulitzer Prize, So Big is widely regarded as Edna Ferber's crowning achievement. A rollicking panorama of Chicago's high and low life, this stunning novel follows the travails of gambler's daughter Selina Peake DeJong as she struggles to maintain her dignity, her family, and her sanity in the face of monumental challenges
Giant by Edna Ferber ( Book )
74 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saga of a woman who leaves her home in Virginia to live with her new husband in Texas at the time of the great petroleum discoveries
Show boat by Edna Ferber ( Book )
134 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrative of the Hawks-Ravenal family on the Mississippi, in "Cotton Blossom", their floating palace theater
Cimarron by Edna Ferber ( Book )
139 editions published between 1903 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 3,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic western about the Cravat family settling the Oklahoma prairie. Yancy Cravat is a newspaperman and lawyer who helps found the town of Osage. An adventurer, he finds town-life stifling and seeks his thrills even further into the frontier. His wife ends up becoming a town leader when his absences leave her no other choice
Saratoga trunk by Edna Ferber ( Book )
77 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old New Orleans and Saratoga in the 80's. The story of a young Texan and the daughter of a Creole aristocrat
Ice Palace by Edna Ferber ( Book )
29 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A love story set in modern Alaska, with historical and social background
Great son by Edna Ferber ( Book )
42 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story begins when Seattle was first settled, and carries the reader through time to the Alaskan gold rush, ending at the time of World War II with four generations of the Melendys
Dawn O'Hara the girl who laughed by Edna Ferber ( )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American beauty by Edna Ferber ( Book )
53 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judith Oakes hires a rugged, full-blooded Pole to work her derelict Connecticut Valley estate and finds happiness herself trying to the save the farm - until her cast-off sister's orphaned daughter appears
Kaufman & Co. : Broadway comedies by George S Kaufman ( Book )
9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects plays written by George Kaufman in collaboration with other writers, including "Dinner at Eight," "Animal Crackers," "Stage Door," and "You Can't Take It With You."
One basket : thirty-one short stories by Edna Ferber ( Book )
17 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One basket by Edna Ferber ( )
14 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich, varied, and brilliant collection of some of the most-loved stories from one of America's favorite writers, chosen by the author herself, Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber. At eighteen, Edna Ferber was the only female reporter on a big, tough, midwestern daily, covering everything from fires and accidents, to divorces and murders. It was here that she learned how to write and spin the raw material from her own life into numerous fascinating stories, novels, and plays. Increasing in number over the course of a long and glorious career, One Basket collects these beloved stories that, like her novels, present Ferber's brilliant cross-section of American life
Fanny herself by Edna Ferber ( )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buttered side down by Edna Ferber ( )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma McChesney & co by Edna Ferber ( )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The homely heroine by Edna Ferber ( )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Come and get it by Edna Ferber ( Book )
32 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early days in the lumber industry in Wisconsin
Dinner at eight by George Cukor ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film concerns the efforts of a social-minded New York lady to give a dinner party to a royal British couple, her difficulties in picking just the right kind of guests, the necessity of inviting some oddly matched couples, all of them involved in little personal tragedies, and finally the failure of the guests of honor to show up
The royal family : a comedy in three acts by George S Kaufman ( Book )
18 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roast beef medium : the business adventures of Emma McChesney by Edna Ferber ( Book )
20 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roast Beef, Medium follows the adventures of Emma McChesney a divorced, independent, traveling saleswoman for a skirt and petticoat company. The stories, originally published in American Magazine between 1911 and 1913, brought Ferber her first big success. She went on to publish two additional volumes of Emma's adventures and adapt them into a Broadway play
 
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Alternative Names
E. F.
Ferber, E. 1887-1968
Ferber, Edna
פרבר, עדנה
פרבר, עדנה, 1887־1968
ファーバー, エドナ
Languages
English (868)
German (24)
Spanish (12)
Italian (7)
French (5)
Danish (5)
Portuguese (3)
Swedish (3)
Dutch (2)
Czech (2)
Burmese (1)
Japanese (1)
Hebrew (1)
Miscellaneous languages (1)
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