So Big

Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
So Big
Baker & Taylor
Follows a Chicago gambler's daughter as she tries to hold on to her dignity in the face of terrible challenges.

Winner of the 1924 Pulitzer Prize, So Big is widely regarded as Edna Ferber's crowning achievement. A rollicking panorama of Chicago's high and low life, this stunning novel follows the travails of gambler's daughter Selina Peake DeJong as she struggles to maintain her dignity, her family, and her sanity in the face of monumental challenges.

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The winner of the 1925 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, a new edition of the classic novel follows a Chicago gambler's daughter as she tries to hold on to her dignity in the face of terrible challeges. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Perennial Classics, 2000, c1983
ISBN: 0060956690
Branch Call Number: FIC F
Characteristics: 259 p. ; 21 cm.


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Mar 16, 2015
  • KellyReader rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed this book. I liked the descriptions of the period. I can see why it won a Pulitzer.

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One hundred percent fantastic. I love this book and I would read it over and over. Such a unique writing style and such real characters. Truly a classic that *deserves* to be a classic!

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