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A thousand acres : [a novel]

Author: Jane Smiley
Publisher: New York, NY Fawcett Columbine 1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author of The Age of Grief and Ordinary Love and Good Will has written a breakthrough novel--winner of the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. When an Iowa patriarch decides to turn over his thriving farm to his three daugters, he sets off a series of tragic events that will eventually rip apart his family. Presents a powerful, mythic story of an American farm family in Iowa.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Smiley
ISBN: 0449907481 9780449907481
OCLC Number: 258454724
Description: 371 S
Responsibility: Jane Smiley

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The author of The Age of Grief and Ordinary Love and Good Will has written a breakthrough novel--winner of the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. When an Iowa patriarch decides to turn over his thriving farm to his three daugters, he sets off a series of tragic events that will eventually rip apart his family. Presents a powerful, mythic story of an American farm family in Iowa.

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