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Some luck [electronic resource] : Last Hundred Years: A Family Saga Series, Book 1. Jane Smiley.

Smiley, Jane. (Author). King, Lorelei. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780804194136 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2014.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Lorelei King.
Summary, etc.: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres: a heartwarming, deeply engaging new novel-the life and times of an American farm family over three transformative decades-certain to become an instant classic.On their farm in Denby, Iowa, Rosanna and Walter Langdon abide by time-honored values that they pass on to their five wildly different yet equally remarkable children: Frank, the brilliant, stubborn first-born; Joe, whose love of animals makes him the natural heir to his family's land; Lillian, an angelic child who enters a fairy-tale marriage with a man only she will fully know; Henry, the bookworm who's not afraid to be different; and Claire, who earns the highest place in her father's heart. Moving from post-World War I America through the early 1950s, Some Luck gives us an intimate look at this family's triumphs and tragedies, zooming in on the realities of farm life, while casting-as the children grow up and scatter to New York,...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 416542 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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