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Edna Ferber

1887-1968

 
 
Edna Ferber Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
1. Edna Ferber Marker
Inscription.

The widely-read novelist, short story writer, and playwright, best known for the novel Giant (1952), lived here from 1923 to 1929. Ferberís fiction is distinguished by larger-than-life stories, strong female characters, and distinctive renderings of American settings. Two of her novels were published while she lived here: the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1924), and Show Boat (1926).
 
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
 
Location. 40° 46.307′ N, 73° 58.764′ W. Marker is in New York City, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Park West and West 65th Street, on the right when traveling south on Central Park West. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Central Park West, New York NY 10023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richard Tucker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maine Memorial (approx. ľ mile away); To Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sir Walter Scott (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Falconer Statue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bela Bartok (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Burns Statue (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
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Edna Ferber Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
2. Edna Ferber Marker
At corner of the Prasada apartment building

1. Edna Ferber Bio. (Submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Edna Ferber Filmography. (Submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Edna Ferber Bio. (Submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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