10 thoughts on “Come and Get It

  1. Lee Anne Lee Anne says:

    This starts out as the story of Barney Glasglow, a wealthy paper mill owner around the turn of the century It flashes back to his youth in a logging camp his mother was the cook , and it reminded me so much of John Irving s Last Night in Twisted River that I set out looking for reviews that made th

  2. punxsygal punxsygal says:

    Written in the 1930s this novel is a tale of the lumber barons who razed the forests of norther Wisconsin in the early 1900s The tale is of the life of a lumber jack, Barney Glasgow, a handsome man who marries money It follows the fortunes of his family through several generations in Butte des Morts where

  3. Marianne Marianne says:

    I picked up this little gem at a used bookstore Ferber looks ahead to ramifications of logging w o replanting, health consequences of mining, etc She was banging the gong long before it was popular to do so.

  4. Leslie Leslie says:

    Really interesting multigenerational saga about the timber industry from the end of the 1800 s up through the stock market crash of 29 First half of the book is deeply engaging, second half gets a bit superficial and races through time The end is cool though.

  5. Sherry Sherry says:

    Edna Ferber was once one of my favorite authors I haven t reread any of her books in a long time.

  6. Maia Maia says:

    really good book for its time and place but, surprisingly, an exception to the rule that usually the book is better than the movie a Frances Farmer Bing Crosby vehicle.

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