Saratoga trunk

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Doubleday, 1941 - Fiction - 352 pages
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The basis for the classic film starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman, Saratoga Trunk unfolds the story of Clio Dulaine, an ambitious Creole beauty who more than meets her match in Clint Maroon, a handsome Texan with a head for business -- and an eye for beautiful young women. Together they do battle with Southern gentry and Eastern society, but in their obsession to acquire all they've ever wanted, they fail to realize they already have all they'll ever need -- each other.

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User Review  - Zumbanista - LibraryThing

First off, there were many small errors in this Kindle version. I didn't find them too annoying as they were easy to figure out and repetitive: i.e. lidte for little Interesting how the novel starts ... Read full review

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User Review  - rocketjk - LibraryThing

A good, old-fashioned "Novel" novel! A beautiful, headstrong young woman, Clio, orphaned and on her own, takes on the world, determined to make her own way in the world of late 19-century America ... Read full review


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Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Edna Ferber (1885-1968) was a novelist, short-story writer, and playwright whose work served as the inspiration for numerous Broadway plays and Hollywood films, including "Show Boat", "Cimarron", "Giant", "Saratoga Trunk", and "Ice Palace". She co-wrote the plays "The Royal Family", "Dinner at Eight", and "Stage Door" with George S. Kaufman and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1925 for her novel "So Big".

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