Category:Edna Ferber

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English: Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1924), Show Boat (1926; made into the celebrated 1927 musical), and Giant (1952; made into the 1956 Hollywood movie).
Edna Ferber 
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American novelist, short story writer and playwright
Date of birth 15 August 1885
Appleton, Kalamazoo
Date of death 16 April 1968
New York City (New York, United States of America)
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Lawrence University
Member of
  • Algonquin Round Table
Notable work
  • American Beauty
  • Cimarron
  • Come and Get It
  • Our Mrs. McChesney
  • Personality Plus
  • Saratoga Trunk
  • Show Boat
  • So Big
Award received
  • Michigan Women's Hall of Fame (2009)
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1925, So Big)
  • Distinguished Americans series (2002)
Authority control
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