A thousand acres: A Novel

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A thousand acres, a piece of land of almost mythic proportions. Upon this fertile, nourishing earth, Jane Smiley has set her rich, breathtakingly dramatic novel of an American family whose wealth cannot stay the hand of tragedy. It is the intense, compelling story of a father and his daughters, of sisters, of wives and husbands, and of the human cost of a lifetime spent trying to subdue the land and the passions it stirs. The most critically acclaimed novel of the literary season, a classic story of contemporary American life, A THOUSAND ACRES is destined to be read for years to come. "It has been a long time since a novel so surprised me with its power to haunt . . . . Its genius grows from its ruthless acceptance of the divided nature of every character . . . . This gives A THOUSAND ACRES the prismatic quality of the greatest art." -- Chicago Tribune Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award From the Trade Paperback edition.
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9781449880972
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9780394577739
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display_description Promotional material intended for booksellers: 2 separately bound excerpts issued in a slipcase. The time is 1979. Larry Cook, a proud and exacting farmer, whose family has lived on this land for four generations, unexpectedly decides to retire and turn over his valuable holdings to his three daughters. For Ginny and Rose, who live on the farm with their husbands, the gift makes sense - a reward for years of hard work, a challenge to make the farm even more successful. But the youngest, Caroline, a Des Moines lawyer, flatly rejects the idea, and in anger her father cuts her out - setting off an explosive series of events that will leave none of them unchanged. A classic story of contemporary American life, A Thousand Acres strikes at the very heart of what it means to be a father, a daughter, a family.
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subject_facet Aging parents -- Fiction, Allegories, Allegories. -- Audiobooks (CD), Audiobooks (CD), Domestic fiction, Downloadable audio books, Electronic books, Family Life -- FICTION, Family farms, Family farms -- Fiction, Family farms -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Farm life -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Fiction, Inheritance and succession -- Fiction, Iowa, Iowa -- Fiction, Iowa -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Literary -- FICTION, Parent and adult child -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Small Town & Rural -- FICTION
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