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Show Boat

(1926)
A novel by

 
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edna Ferber's famous novel, Show Boat, tells parallel love stories of two doomed marriages that are set on a Mississippi show boat. Magnolia, the sheltered daughter of the Cotton Blossom's owner, falls in love and runs off to Chicago with a dashing riverboat gambler. Their marriage is wrecked by his love for Lady Luck and she returns home to her family to have her baby. Ultimately, she reconciles with her wandering mate to give the marriage another try. The star singer on the Cotton Blossom, beautiful Julie LaVerne and her husband run afoul of Southern law when the sheriff discovers that she is mulatto and her husband is white. They are forced to leave the show boat and flee because Southern law forbids miscegenation.

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Hardback Editions

May 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-517-22993-5 / 978-0-517-22993-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gramercy
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October 1999 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-7857-7348-7 / 978-0-7857-7348-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bt Bound
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August 1998 : USA Library Binding

Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 1-56723-039-3 / 978-1-56723-039-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yestermorrow Inc
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1981 : USA Hardback
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Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-89968-281-2 / 978-0-89968-281-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G. K. Hall & Co.
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1981 : USA Hardback
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Title: Title: Show boat A novel
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-8161-3196-1 / 978-0-8161-3196-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.K. Hall
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June 1977 : USA Hardback
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Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-385-04428-3 / 978-0-385-04428-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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August 1971 : UK Hardback
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Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-85468-109-4 / 978-0-85468-109-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Imprint unknown
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June 1926 : USA Hardback
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Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-404-20098-2 / 978-0-404-20098-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ams Pr Inc
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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Show Boat: Vintage Movie Classics
Author(s): Edna Ferber, Foster Hirsch
ISBN: 0-345-80573-9 / 978-0-345-80573-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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September 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 1-60466-010-4 / 978-1-60466-010-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Capricorn House Classics
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April 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 1-4179-3436-0 / 978-1-4179-3436-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Pub Co
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April 1995 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Showboat (Mentor Books)
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-451-00653-4 / 978-0-451-00653-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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October 1994 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Showboat: Tie In Edition
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-451-52600-7 / 978-0-451-52600-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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November 1979 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Showboat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-449-23191-7 / 978-0-449-23191-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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October 1972 : UK Paperback
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Title: Show Boat
Author(s): Edna Ferber
ISBN: 0-7221-3475-4 / 978-0-7221-3475-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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1939 : UK Paperback
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Title: Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant
Author(s): Roland Lazenby
ISBN: 1-4746-0323-8 / 978-1-4746-0323-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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Audio Editions

January 2001 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Show Boat (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection) [UNABRIDGED]
Author(s): Edna Ferber, Flo Gibson (Narrator)
ISBN: 1-55685-699-7 / 978-1-55685-699-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audio Book Contractors, LLC
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June 1983 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Showboat - Cassette
Author(s): Edna Ferber, Oscar Hammerstein
ISBN: 0-694-50362-2 / 978-0-694-50362-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Caedmon Audio Cassette
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Kindle Editions

March 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Show Boat (A Vintage Movie Classic)
Author(s): Edna Ferber, Foster Hirsch
Publisher: Vintage
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