The Resource A thousand acres : a novel, Jane Smiley

A thousand acres : a novel, Jane Smiley

Label
A thousand acres : a novel
Title
A thousand acres
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jane Smiley
Title variation
1000 acres
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dark truths and long-suppressed emotions come to the surface in 1979 when a successful Iowa farmer decides to cut one of his daughters out of his will
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
Tone
Writing style
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
TEFOD
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Smiley, Jane
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.M39
LC item number
T47 2003eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
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True
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  • Inheritance and succession
  • Parent and adult child
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Aging parents
  • Family farms
  • Farm life
  • Sisters
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Aging parents
  • Family farms
  • Farm life
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Parent and adult child
  • Sisters
  • Iowa
  • Iowa
Target audience
adult
Label
A thousand acres : a novel, Jane Smiley
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=31F8D41D-3103-494F-B3AB-2E8F35690A29
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn702664105
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (371 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307787712
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
31F8D41D-3103-494F-B3AB-2E8F35690A29
Label
A thousand acres : a novel, Jane Smiley
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=31F8D41D-3103-494F-B3AB-2E8F35690A29
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn702664105
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (371 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307787712
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
31F8D41D-3103-494F-B3AB-2E8F35690A29

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