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- DescriptionThis powerful twentieth-century reimagining of Shakespeare s King Lear centers on a wealthy Iowa farmer who 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. Ambitiously conceived and stunningly written, A Thousand Acrestakes on themes of truth, justice, love, and pride and reveals the beautiful yet treacherous topography of humanity.
- Author BiographyJane Smileyis the author of numerous novels, includingA Thousand Acres, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and most recently, Golden Age, the concluding volume of The Last Hundred Years trilogy. She is also the author of five works of nonfiction and a series of books for young adults. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she has also received the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature. She lives in Northern California.
- Author(s)Jane Smiley
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRandom House Inc
- Weight295 g
- Width130 mm
- Height208 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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