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Ferber, Edna 1887-1968

Works: 618 works in 2,838 publications in 24 languages and 72,485 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Political fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Western films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Other, Lyricist, Speaker, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3511.E46, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Edna Ferber
So big by Edna Ferber( Book )

146 editions published between 1923 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,078 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 )

122 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 3,931 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 )

196 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,748 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 )

186 editions published between 1903 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 3,709 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 )

108 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old New Orleans and Saratoga in the 1880s. The story of a young Texan and the daughter of a Creole aristocrat, both out for revenge
Ice Palace by Edna Ferber( Book )

59 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set in modern Alaska, with historical and social background
Great son by Edna Ferber( Book )

60 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,880 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
American beauty by Edna Ferber( Book )

74 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures the life of wealthy aristocrats on a large Connecticut estate in 1700, the decline of the estate by 1890 and the possibility of its revival in 1930
Kaufman & Co. : Broadway comedies by George S Kaufman( Book )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,345 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 )

25 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The royal family : a comedy in three acts by George S Kaufman( Book )

28 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript, dated Oct. 8, 2009
Come and get it by Edna Ferber( Book )

33 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early days in the lumber industry in Wisconsin
Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and held by 804 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
Fanny herself by Edna Ferber( Book )

72 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny Brandeis grows up Jewish in Winnebago, Wisconsin in the early twentieth century
Roast beef medium : the business adventures of Emma McChesney by Edna Ferber( Book )

34 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in English and held by 707 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
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

69 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three generations of land-rich Texans love, swagger, connive and clash in this family saga of strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly rich oil tycoons
Emma McChesney & co. by Edna Ferber( Book )

36 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dawn O'Hara : the girl who laughed by Edna Ferber( Book )

42 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's hard trying to develop into a real Writer Lady in the bosom of one's family, especially when the family refuses to take one seriously. Seven years of newspaper grind have taught Dawn O'Hara the fallacy of trying to write by the inspiration method. But there is such a thing as a train of thought, and hers is constantly being derailed, and wrecked and pitched about
A peculiar treasure by Edna Ferber( Book )

32 editions published between 1931 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes her autobiography as "the story of an American Jewish family"--Page 6
Edna Ferber's Come and get it( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 19th-century Wisconsin lumber baron abandons a young woman and later falls in lover with her daughter
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.03 for Edna Ferbe ... to 0.36 for Roast beef ...)

Alternative Names
E. F

E. F. (1887-1968)

Edna Ferber Amerikaans auteur

Edna Ferber escritora estadounidense

Edna Ferber pisarka amerykańska

Edna Ferber scrittrice e drammaturga statunitense

Edna Ferber US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin ungarischer Herkunft

Edna Ferberová

Ferber, E. 1887-1968

Ferber, Edna

Фарбер, Эдна

פרבר, עדנה

פרבר, עדנה 1887־1968

פרבר, עדנה בת יעקב

ادنا فربر

إدنا فربر، 1887-1968


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GiantShow boatCimarronSaratoga trunkKaufman & Co. : Broadway comediesOne basket : thirty-one short storiesDinner at eightFanny herself