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]

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) (start transcription)
  • Minick: A Play (1924) (with G. S. Kaufman) (start transcription)
  • 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, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1968, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 54 years or less. These works may 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.