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A Thousand Acres : A Novel
by Jane Smiley


Overview - This 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.  Read more...

 

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Overview
This 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 Acres takes on themes of truth, justice, love, and pride—and reveals the beautiful yet treacherous topography of humanity.


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  • ISBN: 9780307787712
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Imprint: Anchor
  • Date: Jan 2011
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Random House, Inc.
 
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