Edna Ferber (8 books)

(18851968)

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Edna Ferber (15 August 1885 - 16 April 1968), was an American novelist, author and playwright.
Ferber's novels generally featured strong female protagonists, although she fleshed out multiple characters in each book. She usually highlighted at least one strong secondary character who faced discrimination ethnically or for other reasons; through this technique, Ferber demonstrated her belief that… (more)

 

Buttered Side Down

by Edna Ferber

From the Foreword: "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...

Roast Beef, Medium: The Business Adventures of Emma McChesney

by Edna Ferber

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...

Personality Plus: Some Experiences of Emma McChesney And Her Son, Jack

Emma McChesney and Company

by Edna Ferber

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 feature Emma...

Fanny Herself

by Edna Ferber

This intensely personal chronicle of a young girl growing up Jewish in a small midwestern town is the most autobiographical of Pulitzer Prize-winning Ferber’s novels, full of fine, full-blown, and fascinating...

Cheerful—By Request

by Edna Ferber

A collection of 12 short stories.

Half Portions

by Edna Ferber

A collection of 9 short stories.

Gigolo

by Edna Ferber

Eight stories of tangy satire and sweet sentimentality. Filled with human drama, unfaltering reason, and extraordinary description.

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