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Author: Edna Ferber
Publisher: New York : Perennial Classics, 2000. ©1952
Series: Perennial classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Perennial Classics editionView all editions and formats
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This sweeping tale captures the essence of Texas on a staggering scale as it chronicles the life and times of cattleman Jordan "Bick" Benedict, his naive young society wife, Leslie, and three generations of land-rich sons. A sensational story of power, love, cattle barons, and oil tycoons, Giant was the basis of the classic film starring James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, and Rock Hudson.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Western fiction
Western stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0060956704 9780060956707
OCLC Number: 44928889
Awards: "Winner of the Pulitzer prize"--Cover.
Description: 409 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Perennial classics
Responsibility: Edna Ferber.

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This sweeping tale captures the essence of Texas on a staggering scale as it chronicles the life and times of cattleman Jordan "Bick" Benedict, his naive young society wife, Leslie, and three generations of land-rich sons. A sensational story of power, love, cattle barons, and oil tycoons, Giant was the basis of the classic film starring James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, and Rock Hudson.

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