Edna Ferber avec Giant (Perennial Classics)
"A powerful story...truly as big as its subject."--"Los Angeles Times"Her vocabulary is rich and vital; she sees material objects with a penetrating and delightful vision."--"New York Tribune"Miss Ferber at her best, and that's very good indeed."--"St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Edna Ferber (1885-1968) was a novelist, short-story writer, and playwright whose work served as the inspiration for numerous Broadway plays and Hollywood films, including Show Boat, Cimarron, Giant, Saratoga Trunk, and Ice Palace. She co-wrote the plays The Royal Family, Dinner at Eight, and Stage Door with George S. Kaufman and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1925 for her novel So Big.