Buttered Side Down

4 Std. 32 Min.
154 Seiten
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Buchbeschreibung

Buttered Side Down is a short story collection, first published in 1912, by American novelist Edna Ferber, who won the Pulitzer price in 1925.

The stories included are:

- The frog and the puddle

- The man who came back

- What she wore

- A bush league hero

- The kitchen side of the door

- One of the old girls

- Maymeys from Cuba

- The leading lady

- That home-town feeling

- The homely heroine

- Sun dried

- Where the car turns at 18th.

Edna Ferber (1885-1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1924), Show Boat (1926; made into the celebrated 1927 musical), Cimarron (1929; made into the 1931 film which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), and Giant (1952; made into the 1956 Hollywood movie).

Ferber's novels generally featured strong female protagonists, along with a rich and diverse collection of supporting characters. She usually highlighted at least one strong secondary character who faced discrimination ethnically or for other reasons; through this technique, Ferber demonstrated her belief that people are people and that the not-so-pretty people have the best character.

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Format::

E-Book:
Hörbuch:

Laufzeit Hörbuch:

4 Std. 32 Min.

Seiten E-Book:

154

Sprache::

Englisch

Erscheinungsdatum::

27.11.2015

Verlag Hörbuch::

Anncona Media

ISBN Hörbuch::

9789176055298

Verlag E-Book::

Anncona Media

ISBN E-Book::

9789176055281

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