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Award Winning Books by
JANE SMILEY

Moo by Jane Smiley
84 reviews (1995) (448p) (NBCCA)
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 "DELECTABLY ENTERTAINING. . . . An uproariously funny and at the same time hauntingly melancholy portrait of a college community in the Midwest."
--The New York Times
Nestled in the heart of the Midwest, amid cow pastures and waving fields of grain, lies Moo University, a distinguished institution devoted to the art and science of agriculture. Here, among an atmosphere rife with devious plot...
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A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
211 reviews (1991) (384p) (PP) (NBCCA) (LATimes) (ALA)
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 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 o...
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Ordinary Love and Good Will: Two Novellas by Jane Smiley
  reviews (1990) (p) (LATimes)
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The Age of Grief by Jane Smiley
10 reviews (1987) (224p) (NBCCA)
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 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 married couple next door, hoping to l...
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Jane Smiley Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 5  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 3  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 1 A Thousand Acres ·  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 1 A Thousand Acres ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 1 A Thousand Acres ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 3 A Thousand Acres · Moo · The Age of Grief ·  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 0  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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