Cimarron

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1930.

Price: $25.00

Hardcover. First edition. Owner's name on the half-title and a small ink smudge, else near fine, with tattered remnants of the dustwrapper laid in. 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. Though dated in many respects, it was an early winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture and screenwriter Howard Estabrook also won an Oscar.

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Cimarron. Edna FERBER.

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