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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
Presents a powerful, mythic story of an American farm family in Iowa
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
Theme
Storyline
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Character
Award
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1991.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1992.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1993.
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056352
Cataloging source
HCO
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Smiley, Jane
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
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True
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  • Family farms
  • Iowa
Target audience
adult
Label
A thousand acres, Jane Smiley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Fawcett Columbine book"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18198249
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780329047870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
A thousand acres, Jane Smiley
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Fawcett Columbine book"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18198249
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780329047870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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