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Thousand Acres, A

Author: Jane Smiley
Publisher: New York : Random House USA Inc
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A successful Iowa farmer decides to divide his farm between his three daughters. When the youngest objects, she is cut out of his will. This sets off a chain of events that brings dark truths to light and explodes long-suppressed emotions. An ambitious reimagining of Shakespeare' s King Lear cast upon a typical American community in the late twentieth century, A Thousand Acres takes on themes of truth, justice,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Smiley
ISBN: 9781400033836 1400033837
OCLC Number: 946990377
Notes: Paperback / softback
Description: 384 pp p. ; 208 x 130mm
Responsibility: Jane Smiley

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A successful Iowa farmer decides to divide his farm between his three daughters. When the youngest objects, she is cut out of his will. This sets off a chain of events that brings dark truths to light and explodes long-suppressed emotions. An ambitious reimagining of Shakespeare' s King Lear cast upon a typical American community in the late twentieth century, A Thousand Acres takes on themes of truth, justice, love, and pride, and reveals the beautiful yet treacherous topography of humanity.

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