A seminal short story collection containing 12 humorous and dark tales from the prominent Jazz Age author, Edna Ferber.
This 1912 volume highlights Edna Ferber’s famous wit as well as her masterful control over tragedy. The 12 stories featured in this collection reflect early twentieth-century moral values in America, and demonstrate everyday life in the 1910s. Often armed with a strong, female protagonist, Ferber writes realistic characters and fascinating tales.
This volume features the following short stories:
- – ‘The Frog and the Puddle’
- – ‘The Man Who Came Back’
- – ‘What She Wore’
- – ‘A Bush League Hero’
- – ‘The Kitchen Side of the Door’
- – ‘One of the Old Girls’
- – ‘Maymeys From Cuba’
- – ‘The Leading Lady’
- – ‘That Home-Town Feeling’
- – ‘The Homely Heroine’
- – ‘Sun Dried’
- – ‘Where the Car Turns at 18th’
Now in a brand new edition, this volume has been republished by Read & Co. Classics, complete with an introduction by Rogers Dickinson. Buttered Side Down would make a great addition to the bookshelf of Edna Ferber fans and lovers of short stories.