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Fanny Herself

Edna Ferber

Fanny Herself is the story of Fanny Brandeis, a young girl coming of age in the Midwest at the turn of the 20th century. It is generally considered to have been based on Ferber’s own experiences growing up in Appleton, Wisconsin. Regarded by many as the “greatest American woman novelist of her day,” Ferber would go on to win the Pulitzer Prize in a 1925 for her book So Big, and is also the author of Showboat and Cimarron, which along with other of her later works were successfully adapted for stage and screen. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

Fanny Herself is the story of Fanny Brandeis, a young girl coming of age in the Midwest at the turn of the 20th century. It is generally considered to have been based on Ferber’s own experiences growing up in Appleton, Wisconsin. Regarded by many as the “greatest American woman novelist of her day,” Ferber would go on to win the Pulitzer Prize in a 1925 for her book So Big, and is also the author of Showboat and Cimarron, which along with other of her later works were successfully adapted for stage and screen. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Fanny Herself is the story of Fanny Brandeis, a young girl coming of age in the Midwest at the turn of the 20th century. It is generally considered to have been based on Ferber’s own experiences growing up in Appleton, Wisconsin. Regarded by many as the “greatest American woman novelist of her day,” Ferber would go on to win the Pulitzer Prize in a 1925 for her book So Big, and is also the author of Showboat and Cimarron, which along with other of her later works were successfully adapted for stage and screen. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

9h 26m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

02:41


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

12:49


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

19:24


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

36:19


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

14:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

30:43


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

34:07


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

22:19


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

28:06


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:08


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

38:07


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

38:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

27:18


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

11:10


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

33:41


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:07


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

25:12


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

37:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

23:44


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

23:44


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

27:56


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

13:09


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

24:22