Winner of the 1924 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, her family, and her sanity in the face of monumental challenges.
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and widely considered to be Edna Ferber's greatest achievement, So Big is a classic novel of turn-of-the-century Chicago. It is the unforgettable story of Selina Peake DeJong, a gambler's daughter, and her struggles to stay afloat and maintain her dignity and her sanity in the face of marriage, widowhood, and single parenthood. A brilliant literary masterwork from one of the twentieth century's most accomplished and admired writers, the remarkable So Big still resonates with its unflinching view of poverty, sexism, and the drive for success.
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Book Description Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060956690
Book Description Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060956690
Book Description Harper Perennial Modern Classi, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060956690