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A thousand acres

Author: Jane Smiley
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Promotional material intended for booksellers: 2 separately bound excerpts issued in a slipcase.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smiley, Jane.
Thousand acres.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991
(OCoLC)555807821
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Smiley
ISBN: 0394577736 9780394577739
OCLC Number: 23941156
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1992.
Description: 371 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jane Smiley.
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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 this 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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