Book Condition: As New
Edition: Signed Edition; Signed by Author
Publisher: Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2008.
A special Limited edition, SIGNED by Pulitzer Prize Winning author Jane Smiley. A wonderful scarce book in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap.
The novel is set in an idyllic world of family farm life in Iowa in 1979, with dark family secrets just under the surface. Successful farmer Larry Cook abruptly turns the farm over to his two eldest daughters and their husbands, angrily cutting his youngest daughter out. Cook deteriorates into a pathetic drunk while the family's careful world unravels amid the grim realities of farm life.