Here is a 1947 accaimed novel about a courageous woman in post-World War I in Chicago called, "So Big." It was written by Edna Ferber. Her picture and bio appears on the back cover.
This is the story of Selina De Jong, who comes as a girl of nineteen, to be a school teacher in the Dutch truck-farming community of High Prairie, south to Chicago. The simple country folk laugh when she says, "the cabbages are beautiful." But it is her devotion to beauty, and to honest creativity, that sustains her throughout the difficult years to follow.
Book is paperback and a complete and unabridged 1947 copy by Penquin Books. It is a reading copy in acceptable condition with general wear, aging and some corner creases. Book is 216 pages.
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