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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 his 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
Member of
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1992.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smiley, Jane
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.M39
LC item number
T47 1991
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Parent and adult child
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Aging parents
  • Family farms
  • Farm life
  • Sisters
  • Iowa
Target audience
adult
Label
A thousand acres, Jane Smiley
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
371 p.
Isbn
9781400033836
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91052720
Note
Publisher varies.
System control number
  • ocm23941156
  • CARL023941156 1
Label
A thousand acres, Jane Smiley
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
371 p.
Isbn
9781400033836
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91052720
Note
Publisher varies.
System control number
  • ocm23941156
  • CARL023941156 1

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