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100 days 100 short stories:: story twenty-seven, twenty-eight, twenty-nine

story: Babylon Revisited

author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

year: 1931

where: train, Silla to Bologna

note: traveling, delayed post

a line: “It was not an American bar any more–he felt polite in it, and not as if he owned it.” 73 more words

100 Days 100 Short Stories Read Day One

​”Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.”

—Edna Ferber.

Thought For Today

Your showtune for December 9 is

“Make Believe” – Show Boat

Music: Jerome Kern   Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II

Make believe you are living in the late 1800’s today working on a show boat on the Mississippi River with this classic musical based on the novel by Edna Ferber.  29 more words

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Quotes 12/1/16

Wow..it’s December!!! Where did the year go?

Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.

Edna Ferber
 

A Quote A Day

The Best Picture Project -- Cimarron (1931)

Directed by Wesley Ruggles

Screenplay by Howard Estabrook, based upon the novel by Edna Ferber

Starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne

Here we are friends – after these many, long years together, with you diligently consuming every entry of… 1,737 more words

The Best Picture Project

Another Author's Insight: Edna Ferber (1885-1968)

“SHOW BOAT” is neither history nor biography, but fiction. This statement is made in the hope that it will forestall such protest as may be registered by demon statisticians against certain liberties taken with characters, places, and events.

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Book Review, Cimarron, Edna Ferber

Copyright, Dennis Mitton

Cimarron, by Edna Ferber, is a long, gangly novel set in territorial Oklahoma. Published in 1929, it veers a bit from my beaten path but I’ve got boxes of these old classics and it’s time to start reading them. 893 more words

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