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Twenty Yawns
by Jane Smiley
A Huffington Post Best Children’s Book of the Year From Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley and Caldecott Honor artist Lauren Castillo. As her mom reads a bedtime story, Lucy drifts off. But later, she awakens in a dark, still room, and everything looks mysterious. How will she ever get back to sleep? Pulitzer Prize winner Jane...
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Some Luck: A novel (The Last Hundred Years Trilogy: A Family Saga)
by Jane Smiley
Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize :  a powerful, engrossing new novel—the life and times of a remarkable family over three transformative decades in America.  On their farm in Denby, Iowa, Rosanna and Walter Langdon abide by time-honored values that they pass on to their five...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Golden Age (The Last Hundred Years Trilogy: A Family Saga)
by Jane Smiley
From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize: the much-anticipated final volume, following Some Luck and Early Warning, of her acclaimed American trilogy — a richly absorbing new novel that brings the remarkable Langdon family into our present times and beyond   A lot can happen in one hundred years, as Jane Smiley shows to...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Early Warning: A novel (The Last Hundred Years Trilogy: A Family Saga)
by Jane Smiley
From the Pulitzer Prize-winner: the second installment, following Some Luck, of her widely acclaimed, best-selling American trilogy, which brings the journey of a remarkable family with roots in the Iowa heartland into mid-century America Early Warning opens in 1953 with the Langdon family at a crossroads. Their stalwart...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
A Thousand Acres: A Novel
by Jane Smiley
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...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Greenlanders
by Jane Smiley
This enthralling epic tale, written in the tradition of the old Norse sagas, takes us to fourteenth-century Greenland—a farflung place of glittering fjords, blasting winds, sun-warmed meadows, and high, dark mountains. This   is the story of one family: proud landowner Asgeir Gunnarsson; his daughter Margret, whose willful...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Duplicate Keys
by Jane Smiley
Alice Ellis is a Midwestern refugee living in Manhattan. Still recovering from a painful divorce, she depends on the companionship and camaraderie of tightly knit circle of friends. At the center of this circle is a rock band struggling to navigate New York’s erratic music scene, and an apartment/practice space with approximately fifty...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Sex & Erotica; Literary Fiction
Private Life
by Jane Smiley
A riveting new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winner that traverses the intimate landscape of one woman’s life, from the 1880s to World War II. Margaret Mayfield is nearly an old maid at twenty-seven in post–Civil War Missouri when she marries Captain Andrew Jackson Jefferson Early. He’s the most famous man their small town has...
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Categories: All Romance; Literary Fiction
Ordinary Love and Good Will
by Jane Smiley
These exquisite twin novellas chronicle the difficult choices that reshape the lives of two very different families. In  Ordinary Love , Smiley focuses on a woman’s infidelity and the lasting, indelible effects it leaves on her children long after her departure.  Good Will  portrays a father who realizes how his son has been...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Horse Heaven (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
by Jane Smiley
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK "A WISE, SPIRITED NOVEL . . . [IN WHICH] SMILEY PLUMBS THE WONDROUSLY STRANGE WORLD OF HORSE RACING." --People "ONE OF THE PREMIER NOVELISTS OF HER GENERATION, possessed of a mastery of craft and an uncompromising vision that grow more powerful with each book . . . Racing's eclectic...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Ten Days in the Hills
by Jane Smiley
In the aftermath of the 2003 Academy Awards, Max and Elena- he's an Oscar-winning writer/director-open their Holywood Hills home to a group of friends and neighbors, industy insiders and hangers-on, eager to escape the outside world and dissect the latest news, gossip, and secrets of the business. Over the next ten days, old lovers...
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The Georges and the Jewels: Book One of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch
by Jane Smiley
A Pulitzer Prize winner makes her debut for young readers. Jane Smiley makes her debut for young readers in this stirring novel set on a California horse ranch in the 1960s. Seventh-grader Abby Lovitt has always been more at ease with horses than with people. Her father insists they call all the mares “Jewel” and all the geldings...
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The Age of Grief
by Jane Smiley
The luminous novella and stories in The Age of Grief explore the vicissitudes of love, friendship, and marriage with all the compassion and insight that have come to be expected from Jane Smiley, the Pulitzer Prize—winning author of A Thousand Acres . In “The Pleasure of Her Company,” a lonely, single woman befriends the...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
by Jane Smiley
See the difference, read #1 bestselling author Jane Smiley in Large Print * About Large Print All Random House Large Print editions are published in a 16-point typeface Six years after her Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, A Thousand Acres, and three years after her witty, acclaimed, and best-selling novel of academe, Moo, Jane...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Literary Fiction
Good Faith
by Jane Smiley
Greed. Envy. Sex. Property. In her subversively funny and genuinely moving new novel, Jane Smiley nails down several American obsessions with the expertise of a master carpenter. Forthright, likable Joe Stratford is the kind of local businessman everybody trusts, for good reason. But it’s 1982, and even in Joe’s small town, values...
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Categories: Literary Fiction
Gee Whiz: Book Five of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch
by Jane Smiley
Gee Whiz is a striking horse, and only part of that is because of his size. He is tall, but also graceful, yet his strides big but precise. At the same time, he keeps his eye on things, not as if he's suspicious, but as if he's curious. When Abby is confronted with an onslaught of reminders of just how little of the world she has seen...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
A Good Horse: Book Two of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch
by Jane Smiley
When eighth grader Abby Lovitt looks out at those pure-gold rolling hills, she knows there’s no place she’d rather be than her family’s ranch—even with all the hard work of tending to nine horses. But some chores are no work at all, like grooming young Jack. At eight months, his rough foal coat has shed out, leaving a smooth...
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True Blue: Book Three of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch
by Jane Smiley
True Blue is a beauty, a dappled gray, and when Abby gets to take him to her family's ranch, she can hardly believe her luck. The horse needs a home: his owner—a woman brand new to the riding stable--was tragically killed in a car crash and no one has claimed him. Daddy is wary, as always. But Abby is smitten. True Blue is a...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Teen Lit
Pie in the Sky: Book Four of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch
by Jane Smiley
Abby Lovitt doesn't realize how unprepared she is when she takes her beloved horse, True Blue, to a clinic led by the most famous equestrian anyone knows. The biggest surprise, though, is that Sophia, the girl who never makes a mistake, suddenly makes so many that she stops riding. Who will ride her horse? Abby's dad seems to think it...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Teen Lit
The Man Who Invented the Computer
by Jane Smiley
From one of our most acclaimed novelists, a  David-and-Goliath biography for the digital age. One night in the late 1930s, in a bar on the Illinois–Iowa border, John Vincent Atanasoff, a professor of physics at Iowa State University, after a frustrating day performing tedious mathematical calculations in his lab, hit on the idea...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Charles Dickens: A Life
by Jane Smiley
With the delectable wit, unforgettable characters, and challenging themes that have won her a Pulitzer Prize and national bestseller status, Jane Smiley naturally finds a kindred spirit in the author of classics such as Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol . As "his novels shaped his life as much as his life shaped his novels...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
Lily (A Vintage Short)
by Jane Smiley
A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic A Thousand Acres and winner of the 1985 O. Henry Award, “Lily”—first published as part of the classic collection of short stories, The Age of Grief —is the dazzling, tragic portrait of a beautiful and lonely young...
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Categories: Literary Fiction
13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
by Jane Smiley
Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling novelist Jane Smiley celebrates the novel–and takes us on an exhilarating tour through one hundred of them–in this seductive and immensely rewarding literary tribute. In her inimitable style–exuberant, candid, opinionated–Smiley explores the power of the novel, looking at its history and...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sex & Erotica
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