Author:Edna FERBER [signed]

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Cimarron

By: Edna FERBER [signed]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlop: 1930

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 51swg

Condition: Very Good


1929. Edna Ferber, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Show Boat and Giant, gives us a ripping good read with Cimarron, the story of wandering Yancey Cravat, a pioneer newspaper editor and lawyer. Cravat settles in Osage, a muddy town thrown together overnight when the Oklahoma territory opens in 1889. To this place he brings his wife Sabra, a woman both conventional and well-bred. Against all odds, Sabra develops a brilliant business sense. She makes a success of the newspaper, a success that ultimately leads her to Congress. Through Sabra's eyes we see the violent frontier collide with resentfu... View more info