Author:Edna Ferber

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Edna Ferber
American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big.
Edna Ferber



Novellas and Short Story Collections[edit]

  • Buttered Side Down (1912)
  • Cheerful – By Request (1918) IA
  • Half Portions (1919) IA
  • Mother Knows Best (1927)
  • They Brought Their Women (1933)
  • Nobody's in Town: Two Short Novels (1938) Contains Nobody's in Town and Trees Die at the Top
  • One Basket: Thirty-One Short Stories (1947) Includes "No Room at the Inn: A Story of Christmas in the World Today"

Emma McChesney stories[edit]


  • A Peculiar Treasure (1939)
  • A Kind of Magic (1963)


  • Our Mrs. McChesney (1915) (with George V. Hobart)
  • $1200 a Year: A Comedy in Three Acts (1920) (with Newman Levy)
  • Minick: A Play (1924) (with G. S. Kaufman)
  • Stage Door (1926) (with Kaufman)
  • The Royal Family (1927) (with Kaufman)
  • Dinner at Eight (1932) (with Kaufman)
  • The Land Is Bright (1941) (with Kaufman)
  • Bravo (1949) (with Kaufman)


  • Saratoga Trunk (1945) (with Casey Robinson)

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1968, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 50 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.