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A Peculiar Treasure by  Edna Ferber - Hardcover - 1939 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.com

A Peculiar Treasure

by Ferber, Edna

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


New York: The Literary Guild. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1939. Hardcover. 398 pp. Illustrated with b & w photographs including frontispiece. Toned endpages. Dust Jacket is heavily edge worn. "Here is her dramatic story, told with wit and humor and compassion, intensity and pride, and always with brilliant reporting." (The New York Times). Edna Ferber (1885-1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1924), Show Boat (1926; made into the celebrated 1927 musical), Cimarron (1929; made into the 1931 film which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), and Giant (1952; made into the 1956 Hollywood movie).; 8vo .

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