Show Boat: A Facsimile of the 1926 Edition (Hardcover)

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Edna Ferber’s classic paean of love to the Mississippi River and the showboats that ran up and down it is once again available in hardcover as a facsimile of the first edition. First published in 1926, this timeless tale of the Cotton Blossom, Cap’n Andy, his shrewd wife Parthy, and their beautiful daughter Magnolia her remarkable daughter Kim was made famous on Broadway in 1927, when the legendary Jerome S. Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II collaborated on the musical. Since then it has become a beloved favorite, revived repeatedly to entertain generations with haunting and lyrical songs such as “Old Man River” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man of Mine.”

Product Details
ISBN: 9780517229934
Publisher: Gramercy
Publication Date: May 1st, 2007
Pages: 416