Discuss "A Thousand Acres" by Jane Smiley

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.

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  • Kristen

    Running late because of metro delays but I'll be there eventually...

    April 30

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry won't be able to make it tonite!

    April 30

  • Maria R. E.

    another great choice!

    February 4, 2014

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