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A Thousand Acres

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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 conceived and stunningly written, 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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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: January 5, 2011

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  • ISBN: 9780307787712
  • Release date: January 5, 2011

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780307787712
  • File size: 1115 KB
  • Release date: January 5, 2011

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subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:930
Text Difficulty:4-6

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 conceived and stunningly written, 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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