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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
The story of an Iowa farmer who decides to retire in 1979 and turns over his valuable land to 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
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Fiction
  • Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.)
  • Library Journal Starred
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
LC call number
PS3569.M39
LC item number
T47 1991
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A thousand acres, Jane Smiley
Instantiates
Publication
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
20183114
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780394577739
Lccn
91052720 //r93
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InDan)2472
  • 3E5B955078D94BBDB3DAB73BE80DE960
  • (IMchF)fol00064467
Label
A thousand acres, Jane Smiley
Publication
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
20183114
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780394577739
Lccn
91052720 //r93
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InDan)2472
  • 3E5B955078D94BBDB3DAB73BE80DE960
  • (IMchF)fol00064467

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