Cimarron

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1930.

Price: $1,000.00

First edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a small scrape at the top of the front panel. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication: "Inscribed for Alice Fells. Edna Ferber. April 1930." A novel of frontier life in Oklahoma. Wesley Ruggles directed the 1931 film starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne, in her first major role, as a couple who brave the Oklahoma Land Rush (one of the greatest western scenes ever filmed) and then help settle the territory. It was an early winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture, and screenwriter Howard Estabrook also won an Oscar. A very nice copy, and uncommon signed.

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Cimarron. Edna FERBER.
Cimarron

Edna Ferber
birth name: Edna Ferber
born: 8/15/1887
died: 4/16/1968
nationality: USA

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American novelist and short-story writer who wrote with compassion and curiosity of the middle-class Midwestern experience. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore