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Ferber, Edna

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, Doran & company, inc. 1941

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FER

Ferber, Edna

Summary: Epic western about the Cravat family settling the Oklahoma prairie. Yancy Cravat is a newspaperman and lawyer who helps found the town of Osage. An adventurer, he finds town-life stifling and seeks his thrills even further into the frontier. His wife ends up becoming a town leader when his absences leave her no other choice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, Doran and Company 1930

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Ferber, Edna

Summary: A rollicking panarama 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, her family, and her sanity in the face of monumental challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial Classics 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Ferber, Edna

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday & Co. 1952

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Ferber, Edna

Contents: Roast beef, medium -- Representing T. A. Buck -- Chickens -- His mother's son -- Pink tights and ginghams -- Simply skirts -- Underneath the high-cut vest -- Catching up with Christmas -- Knee-deep in knickers -- In the absence of the agent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Ferber, Edna

Summary: Narrative of the Hawks-Ravenal family on the Mississippi, in "Cotton Blossom", their floating palace theater.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Buccaneer Books 1926

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Ferber, Edna

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1926

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FER

Summary: A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2005

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DIN

Summary: Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS Sho

Summary: This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a showboat star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SHO

Summary: Show Boat: When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Ravenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS GRE

Summary: Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GIA

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GIA

Summary: "Lumberman Barney Glasgow abandons saloon girl Lotta to marry a timber heiress ... only to fall for Lotta's beautiful daughter twenty years later. But this time, Barney as a rival for the young woman's love: his own son!" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COM

Summary: The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA STA

Kaufman, George S. (George Simon)

Summary: Collects plays written by George Kaufman in collaboration with other writers, including "Dinner at Eight," "Animal Crackers," "Stage Door," and "You Can't Take It With You."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.52 KAU

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