A Successful Iowa Farmer 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 An Ambitious Reimagining Of Shakespeare S King Lear Cast Upon A Typical American Community In The Late Twentieth Century, A Thousand Acres Takes On Themes Of Truth, Justice, Love, And Pride, And Reveals The Beautiful Yet Treacherous Topography Of Humanity.
Jane Smiley is a Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist.Born in Los Angeles, California, Smiley grew up in Webster Groves, Missouri, a suburb of St Louis, and graduated from John Burroughs School She obtained a A.B at Vassar College, then earned a M.F.A and Ph.D from the University of Iowa While working towards her doctorate, she also spent a year studying in Iceland as a Fulbright Scholar
- 371 pages
- A Thousand Acres
- Jane Smiley
- 02 April 2017 Jane Smiley