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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize So Big is widely regarded as Edna Ferber's crowning achievement A rollicking panorama of Chicago's high and low life this stunning novel follows the travails of gambler's daughter Selina Peake DeJong as she struggles to maintain her dignity.

So Big PDFWinner of the Pulitzer Prize So Big is widely regarded as Edna Ferber's crowning achievement A rollicking panorama of Chicago's high and low life this stunning novel follows the travails of gambler's daughter Selina Peake DeJong as she struggles to maintain her dignity.

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Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü Edna Ferber was an American novelist short story writer and playwright Her novels were popular in her lifetime and included the Pulitzer Prize winning So Big Show Boat made into the celebrated musical Cimarron made into the film which won the Academy Award for Best Picture and Giant made into the Hollywood movieFerber was born August in.

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  1. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDFAt first I was curious about the title So Bigwhich we soon learn is the nickname for a boy named Dirk DeJong The nickname becom


  2. Candi Candi says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDF The kinds of people you see and the things you do and the things that happen to you the richer you are Even if they’re not pleasant things That’s living Remember no matter what happens good or bad it’s just so much — just so much velvetSelina Peake’s father was a perceptive man indeed to impart these words of wisdom to his only daughter words that would stay with her through life and ones that she would practice to the fullest extent possible This extraordinary novel by Edna Ferber winner of the 1925 Pulitzer Prize is as relevant now as it would have been back in its day It is a highly accessible classic and a pure joy to read I began 2018 with this


  3. Sara Sara says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDFMy decision to attempt to read all the Pulitzer Prize winners for fiction has netted me one wonderful delightful amazing discovery this novel So Big by Edna Ferber I cannot imagine I would have ever come upon it otherwise for two very sketchy reasons one being the name which just has no compelling power for me and the other being that I have seen the movie adaptation of Giant several times and absolutely hated it That being my only encounter with Miss Ferber I drew the absolutely untenable conclusion that I would not like her workWell I did not like her work I loved it I find Edna Ferber kept making me think of her contemporary Edith Wharton They are nothing alike in fact since they ha


  4. Amber Anderson Amber Anderson says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDFIn the three years I've worked in a bookstore I've had ZERO customers ask for books by Edna Ferber Dude That is going to changeI am going to start by recommending it to everyone I know Andrew's mom is reading it next then Andrew and then I am going to recommend it to customers It's about Selina DeJong a gambler's


  5. Steve Steve says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDFThis was a very different very enjoyable read for me Thanks for nudging this now forgotten little gem my way Susan Your instincts for what I would like w


  6. Deyanne Deyanne says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDFSurprise What a delightful experience to start a reading year with a gem if you will Another formerly unread choice in our book group year of Pultizer Prize Winners I truthfully did not hold high expectations I have questioned whether or not the books we have already read have been dated and relevant at their times but truthfully antiquated in language and historical in importance While I did find numerous words I didn't know in this novel like the clothing panniers plastrons reveres etc I found the writing style to be strong and one of the greatest strengths to be the characterizations These people Selina Dirk Roelf Pool and Dallas all lived and breathed for meThere were two philosophies that Selina had been taught to measure and evaluate living First she needed to embrace life all of life Living All mixed up The kinds of people you see and the things you do and the things that happen to you t


  7. Anne Anne says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDF2020 has has been a fabulous reading year for me so far One fine read after another and it's only January This was yet another fabulous novel with a wonderful story a marvelous heroine and a powerful ending which affected me so deeply that I need some time to gather my wits and thoughts in order to write a fuller review Highly recommended


  8. Sue K H Sue K H says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDFThis book quietly and unassumingly seduced me into unadulterated love I would think anyone from the Midwest could bond with this book and those of us from Illinois especially I believe it also has a universal quality Though it takes place between the late 19th to early 20th centuries I can't imagine anyone not knowing of someone who went through these types of challenges even in our current times These characters were so deeply personal to me despite all of them having lived before my parents were born I thought of my Maternal Grandmother who reminded me of Selina having worked on an IL farm with no running water as a live in housekeeper She did this as a single mother of two daughters for nothing than room a


  9. Liza Martin Liza Martin says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDFThis was my second Edna Ferber novel the first being Giant and it feels like I've discovered a well kept secret of the literary worldSo Big is a great story about a young woman who grows up in various American cities only to be disillusioned with what life should be after getting married to a poor Dutch farmer and toiling in the fields But it's not just that It's about believing that life is a grand adventure so much velvet And then going out to find that to be th


  10. Jeanette Jeanette says:

    Paperback Ü So Big Kindle Ü So Big PDFThis style and depth of characterization what we know about the main protagonists those aspects are presented in a lovely old fashioned way but not in a dated sense This book definitely stands the test of time I have to say that I enjoyed the first 23rds far than the last 13rd Selena's sentimentality in the later parts and the Dirk progression lost a star for me Knowing all the Chicago land marks and how she fictionalized South Holland and U of Chicago especially that was intriguing Almost 60 years before my own people were selling vegetables bought in those downtown markets early mornings there had not altered all th


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