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Notes on "Giant" by Edna Ferber (1952)

I haven’t seen the movie in a long time but my memory tells me it was about oil in Texas and people and James Dean was kind of a bad guy but not really. 558 more words

Books

NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A GREAT SUMMER READ

Summer is fleeting but this flashback to the 1950s will be a great ending to your summer reading.  Edna Ferber’s Giant is my recommendation for a last-minute wrap on summer. 30 more words

Fiction

Life can’t defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer’s lover until death. – Edna Ferber http://ift.tt/29rkdwe

Edna Ferber

Showboat, the novel, lacks liveliness of musical

A riverboat owner facing competition from the railroad in the waning years of the 19th century buys a successful touring company, the Cotton Blossom Floating Palace Theater. 190 more words

Romance

Big doesn’t necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren’t better than violets. – Edna Ferber http://ift.tt/1OjIMEH

Edna Ferber