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Full Name: Edna Ferber
Biography:
(1885-1968) Writer, author, novelist. Among Edna Ferber's best-known novels are "So Big" (1924; Pulitzer Prize), "Show Boat" (1926; musical version 1927), "Cimarron" (1929), "Saratoga Trunk" (1941), "Giant" (1952), and "Ice Palace" (1958). Ms. Ferber also collaborated with George S. Kaufman on such plays as "The Royal Family" (1927), "Dinner at Eight" (1932), and "Stage Door" (1936). Ms. Ferber was a member of the Algonquin Hotel's Round Table and lived at the Hotel des Artistes.
Author's Timeline:
1941 Saratoga County
Saratoga Trunk
(Pub: Doubleday ISBN: 0385049021 / 978-0385049023)
Novel. Ferber stayed at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs in 1937 and set much of her novel there. 
1920 New York County
Ms. Ferber was a member of the Algonquin Hotel's Round Table and lived at the Hotel des Artistes in Manhattan, New York, in the 1920s.  
1885 (Unknown) County
Edna Ferber was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on August 15, 1885. 
1968 New York County
Edna Ferber died in New York City on April 16, 1968. 
1924 (Unknown) County
So Big
(Pub: Grosset & Dunlap ISBN: )
Ms. Ferber was a Pulitzer Prize winner for her novel, "So Big." 
1926 (Unknown) County
Show Boat
(Pub: Doubleday & Company ISBN: )
Ms. Ferber wrote the novel, "Show Boat." 
1929 (Unknown) County
Cimarron
(Pub: Grosset & Dunlap ISBN: )
Novel. 
1952 (Unknown) County
Giant
(Pub: Garden City: Doubleday ISBN: )
Novel. 
1958 (Unknown) County
Ice Palace
(Pub: Doubleday ISBN: 0385047991 / 978-0385047999)
Novel. 
1927 (Unknown) County
The Royal Family
(Pub: Garden City: Doubleday ISBN: )
Ms. Ferber wrote the play, "The Royal Family," in collaboration with George S. Kaufman. 
1932 (Unknown) County
Dinner At Eight
Play written with with George S. Kaufman. 
1936 (Unknown) County
Stage Door
Play written with George S. Kaufman.  
1924 (Unknown) County
Minick
(Pub: Samuel French ISBN: )
Ms. Ferber collaborated with George S. Kaufman on the play, "Minick." 
1968 (Unknown) County
Edna Ferber's remains were cremated. 

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