Widely regarded as Edna Ferber's crowning achievement, So Big is 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, family and sanity in the face of monumental challenges. Recommended for grade 11. Copyright 2010, Harper Perennial Modern Classics. Dimensions: 5.25 x 8 inches. Soft cover. 280 pp. Mature content.
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So Big: a accomplishment of beauty
Edna Ferber creates more than one unforgettable characters in her book. The theme is also one that struck me and changed my outlook on what beauty and success really are, and how to achieve them.