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Garden City: Doubleday, 1952.

First edition of the novel that inspired the 1956 film

(Item #5850) Giant. Edna Ferber.

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1952. First edition. A bright, Near Fine copy in like dust jacket. Book with a previous owner's penciled gift inscription at the front and original price sticker on the rear end paper. Dust jacket is extremely bright and fresh, with just a bit of wear to the edges of the flaps.

A first edition of the novel that inspired George Stevens's 1956 film starring Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, and Rock Hudson. Edna Farber, a Pulitzer Prize winning author “with a deep sympathy for minorities that often found its way into her books” offers readers a satirical and subversive look at Texas society in a moment of transition from cattle to oil economy (Washington Post).
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. (Item #5850)

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“Bigger. Biggest ranch. Biggest steer. Biggest houses. Biggest hat. Biggest state. A mania for bigness."