|born on||15 August 1885 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )|
|Place||Kalamazoo MI, USA, 42n17, 85w35|
|Timezone||LMT m85w35 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||23°02' 02°04 Asc. 23°46'|
American writer, a novelist and playwright known for stories of early Americana. A number of her books were made into motion pictures, including "Show Boat" and "Cimmarron." She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1925.
In spite of being an avid health food advocate, Ferber died of cancer on 4/16/1968, New York, NY.
- Work : Prize 1925 (Pulitzer Prize)
LMR quotes Julia Gilbert, "Edna Ferber," p.432. (Robert Jansky quotes "A Peculiar Treasure," 1939, and "A Kind of Magic," 1963; there is NO data in those biographies.)
- Traits : Body : Diet unusual (Health food advocate)
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Books made into film)
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
- Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize (Literature)
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
- Notable : Book Collection : American Book