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Author Ferber's Book Reviews

Giant uses a sweeping, involving narrative to describe the character of Texas from the 1930's through the 1950's. During this period, Texas developed from a farm and ranch economy to an economy strongly identified with the greal oil boom. The story is told through the characters of Texas millionair rancher Bick Benedict, a lordly land owner, who marries a spirited and intelligent Virgina girl, Leslie. Leslie questions the Texas life style throughout h...