9780345805737

Show Boat

  • ISBN 13:

    9780345805737

  • ISBN 10:

    0345805739

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 03/11/2014
  • Publisher: Vintage

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Edna Ferber's classic paean of love to the Mississippi River and the showboats that ran up and down it is once again available in hardcover as a facsimile of the first edition. First published in 1926, this timeless tale of the Cotton Blossom, Cap'n Andy, his shrewd wife Parthy, and their beautiful daughter Magnolia her remarkable daughter Kim was made famous on Broadway in 1927, when the legendary Jerome S. Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II collaborated on the musical. Since then it has become a beloved favorite, revived repeatedly to entertain generations with haunting and lyrical songs such as "Old Man River" and "Can't Help Lovin' That Man of Mine."

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