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America—rather, the United States—seems to me to be the Jew among the nations. It is resourceful, adaptable, maligned, envied, feared, imposed upon. It is warm-hearted, over friendly; quick-witted, lavish, colorful; given to extravagant speech and gestures; its people are travellers and wanderers by nature, moving, shifting, restless; swarming in Fords, in ocean liners; craving entertainment; volatile.
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Edna Ferber was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She was an American novelist and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big, Show Boat, Cimarron, and Giant. She collaborated with Round Table member George S. Kaufman on several plays presented on Broadway, most notably The Royal Family, Dinner At Eight and Stage Door.
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