Jane Smiley
Jane Smiley

Jane Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including A Thousand Acres, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and most recently, Some Luck and Early Warning, the first volumes of The Last Hundred Years trilogy. She is also the author of five works of nonfiction and a series of books for young adults. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she has also received the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature. She lives in Northern California.
 
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Author: Jane Smiley
Release Date: October 20, 2015

From the Pulitzer Prize-winner. the much-anticipated final volume, following Some Luck and Early Warning, of her best-selling American trilogy, which brings the beloved Langdon family into our present times and beyond. 
 
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Author: Jane Smiley | Narrator: Lorelei King
Release Date: April 28, 2015
From the Pulitzer Prize-winner. the second installment, following Some Luck, of her widely acclaimed, best-selling American trilogy, which brings the journey of a remarkable family with roots in the Iowa heartland into mid-century America

Early Warning opens in 1953 with the Langdon family at a crossroads.
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Author: Jane Smiley | Narrator: Lorelei King
Release Date: October 07, 2014
Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award

From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize. a powerful, engrossing new novel—the life and times of a remarkable family over three transformative decades in America. 

On their farm in Denby, Iowa, Rosanna and Walter Langdon abide by time-honored values that they pass on to their five wildly different children.
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Author: Louisa May Alcott, Jane Smiley, Siobhan Kilfeather, Vinca Showalter and Rachell Sumpter
Release Date: October 23, 2012
The four March sisters--Meg, Amy, Beth, and feisty Jo--share the joys and sorrows of growing up while their father is away at war. The family is poor in worldly goods, but rich in love and character.  
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Author: Jane Smiley | Narrator: Kathe Mazur
Release Date: October 19, 2010
From one of our most acclaimed novelists, a  David-and-Goliath biography for the digital age.

One night in the late 1930s, in a bar on the Illinois–Iowa border, John Vincent Atanasoff, a professor of physics at Iowa State University, after a frustrating day performing tedious mathematical calculations in his lab, hit on the idea that the binary number system and electronic switches, com­bined with an array of capacitors on a moving drum to serve as memory, could yield a computing machine that would make his life and the lives of other similarly burdened scientists easier.
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Author: Jane Smiley | Narrator: Kate Reading
Release Date: May 04, 2010
A riveting new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winner that traverses the intimate landscape of one woman’s life, from the 1880s to World War II.

Margaret Mayfield is nearly an old maid at twenty-seven in post–Civil War Missouri when she marries Captain Andrew Jackson Jefferson Early.
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Author: Jane Smiley | Narrator: Anna Fields
Release Date: April 10, 2002
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Author: Jane Smiley | Narrator: Anna Fields
Release Date: July 05, 2000
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Six years after her Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, A Thousand Acres, and three years after her witty, acclaimed, and best-selling novel of academe, Moo, Jane Smiley once again demonstrates her extraordinary range and brilliance.
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