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Jane Smiley

3.68 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by Jane Smiley
Some Luck (2014)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Like her Pulitzer prize winning One Thousand Acres, this story is a family saga. It's set almost entirely on a farm in Iowa and is somewhat uneventful as it follows a husband and wife and the eventual birth of five children. It's unique in that the author writes a chapter set in...
Private Life (2010)
3.15 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This is a quiet book filled with many disquiet moments. The details, the intimacies drew me into it. I felt invited into this woman's life. I can see how the reviews are mixed and this book sent a lot of people running but I was the opposite I besotted by the I twists, turns and ...
The Georges and the Jewels (2009)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This is the kind of horse novel I've been looking for, one that is actually about horses and is not a soap opera set in a barn. The central story here is about a 12-year-old girl who is trying to cope with an uncooperative horse called Ornery George. She is expected to help her f...
A Good Horse (2010)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This denfinatly is a book for horse lovers! This book is about about a teenage girl, Abby Lovitt who lives on a horse ranch. In this book Abby Falls head over heels for a colt named Jack, Jacks mom died and now the people who owned his mother want him back. Abby is going to do ev...
Nobody's Horse (2009)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: The Georges and the Jewels by Jane Smiley is a great book about a girl named Abby Lovitt and her life on her family ranch. They buy low priced horses, train them, make them look good, then make a profit off of them as fast as they can. As a result, they name the males George and ...
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