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"Show Boat" history!


Who knew Edna Ferber stayed at the Palmer-Marsh House before going to see the “Show Boat”?

Who knew she would write a book turned musical because she loved her experience at Bath Creek aboard the floating theatre so much? 23 more words

So Big, a Cameo for Motherhood

Edna Ferber’s So Big is a gentle, thoughtful novel peopled with believable characters and edged in tears.

Selina Peake grew up wherever her father’s profession—gambling—took them. 251 more words

Psychological Novel

1924 bestseller review list July–August

Very few of the novels from the 1924 bestseller list are read often today, but several of them should be.

Finding print copies to read can be a challenge. 191 more words

1924 Bestselling Novels