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The Resource A thousand acres, Jane Smiley

A thousand acres, Jane Smiley

Label
A thousand acres
Title
A thousand acres
Statement of responsibility
Jane Smiley
Title variation
1000 acres
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hidden family secrets erupt when a father decides to leave his prosperous farm to two of his three daughters
Summary
Larry Cook, an Iowan farmer who has worked a thousand acre plot owned by his family for generations, abruptly decides to leave his farm to his three daughters and retire. His two eldest daughters are pleased with the decision but his youngest daughter has been cut out by her father and is angry. As the daughters' activity on the land progresses, they notice a change in their father. Events begin to unfold that will threaten and destroy the family and their farm
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1991.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1992.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1993.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
056352
Cataloging source
GACCL
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.M39
LC item number
T47 1992
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
A thousand acres, Jane Smiley
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
155842
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
371 p.
Isbn
9780449907481
Lccn
92090058
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn319064172
  • (OCoLC)319064172
Label
A thousand acres, Jane Smiley
Publication
Control code
155842
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
371 p.
Isbn
9780449907481
Lccn
92090058
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn319064172
  • (OCoLC)319064172

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