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Edna Ferber in 1928
|Born||August 15, 1885
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
|Died||April 16, 1968 (age 82)
New York City, New York, United States
Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels include the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1924), Show Boat (1926; made into the celebrated 1927 musical), Cimarron (1930; adapted into the 1931 film which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), Giant (1952; made into the 1956 film of the same name) and Ice Palace (1958), which also received a film adaptation in 1960.
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Plaque located in Manhattan, at 65th Street & Central Park West, in the building in which Edna Ferber lived for six years
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