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- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 16.03
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author's revelatory celebration of the novel - at once an anatomy of the art of fiction, a guide for readers and writers and a memoir of literary life. Over her 20 year career, Jane Smiley has written many kinds of novels - mystery, comedy, historical fiction, epic. But when her impulse to write faltered after 9/11,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.65
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley draws upon her first-hand knowledge to examine the horse on all levels - practical, theoretical and emotional. Drawing on the wisdom of trainers, vets, jockeys and a real-life horse whisperer, Smiley adds an element of drama and suspense as two of her own horses begin their careers at the racetrack. As... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 22.72
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... more...
- Hawthorne Books 2014; US$ 18.95
Reluctantly back home in L.A. after 16 years in Africa, documentary filmmaker Mouse FitzHenry longs for the harsh, teeming jungle life her lens took in so lovingly. Wrenched Stateside by a family emergency, with her longtime boyfriend/collaborator in tow, Mouse is instantly beleaguered by a past she?d leapt continents to escape. In this rollicking... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 13.95
Greed. Envy. Sex. Property. In her subversively funny and genuinely moving new novel, Jane Smiley nails down several American obsessions with the expertise of a master carpenter. Forthright, likable Joe Stratford is the kind of local businessman everybody trusts, for good reason. But it?s 1982, and even in Joe?s small town, values are in upheaval:... more...
- Penguin Group US 2002; US$ 22.95
For fans of the soon-to-be-released film about Charles Dickens starring Ralph Fiennes, a brilliantly insightful biography from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley With delectable wit and characteristic sensitivity, Jane Smiley presents a fresh, illuminating take on the life of Charles Dickens. Smiley finds a kindred spirit in the author... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
See the difference, read #1 bestselling author Jane Smiley in Large Print * About Large Print All Random House Large Print editions are published in a 16-point typeface 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... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.95
Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling novelist Jane Smiley celebrates the novel?and takes us on an exhilarating tour through one hundred of them?in this seductive and immensely rewarding literary tribute. In her inimitable style?exuberant, candid, opinionated?Smiley explores the power of the novel, looking at its history and variety, its cultural... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 6.99
A Pulitzer Prize winner makes her debut for young readers. Jane Smiley makes her debut for young readers in this stirring novel set on a California horse ranch in the 1960s. Seventh-grader Abby Lovitt has always been more at ease with horses than with people. Her father insists they call all the mares ?Jewel? and all the geldings ?George? and warns... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
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. He?s the most famous man their small town has ever produced: a naval... more...