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Some Luck (Last Hundred Years Trilogy)

Some Luck (Last Hundred Years Trilogy)( )
Author: Smiley, Jane
Series title:Last Hundred Years
ISBN:978-1-4472-7561-9
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Pan Macmillan
Imprint:Mantle
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

Life can change in an instant, and as those changes amass over the course of one hundred years, something extraordinary happens - history is made. In this masterful novel, Jane Smiley explores the triumphs and tragedies of one family, while casting a panoramic eye on the first half of the twentieth century, a time of monumental change. Some Luck opens on the humble, heavily indebted Langdon family farm in 1920. We meet Rosanna and Walter, their curious, brilliant newborn Frank. Soon...
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Book Details
Pages:300
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.4 x 23.3 cm
Author Biography
Smiley, Jane (Author)
Jane Smiley was born in Los Angeles, California on September 26, 1949. She received a B. A. from Vassar College in 1971 and an M.F.A. and a Ph.D from the University of Iowa. From 1981 to 1996, she taught undergraduate and graduate creative writing workshops at Iowa State University. Her books include The Age of Grief, The Greenlanders, Moo, Horse Heaven, Ordinary Love and Good Will, Some Luck, and Early Warning. In 1985, she won an O. Henry Award for her short story Lily, which was published in The Atlantic Monthly. A Thousand Acres received both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

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