Golden Age

Jane Smiley (Author)
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Description

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.
1987: the next generation of Langdons are facing economic, social, cultural, and political challenges unlike anything their ancestors have encountered. Michael and Richie, twin sons of World War II hero Frank, work in the high-stakes worlds of government and finance, in Washington and New York but their fiercest enemies may be closer to home. Charlie, the charmer, recently found, struggles to find his way; Guthrie is deployed to Iraq, leaving the Iowa farm the heart of this enthralling saga in the hands of his younger sister, Felicity, though Felicity as always, has her own ideas. Determined to help preserve the planet, she worries that her family farm s once rich, bountiful land is imperiled, and not only by the extremes of climate change.
Moving seamlessly from the power-brokered 1980s and the scandal-ridden '90s to our own moment and beyond "Golden Age" combines intimate drama, emotional suspense, and a full command of history, bringing to a magnificent conclusion the century-long portrait of one unforgettable family. It is the crowning literary achievement from a master of American storytelling.
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Product Details

Price
$33.99
Publisher
Thorndike Press
Publish Date
November 04, 2015
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.4 X 8.5 inches | 1.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781410482990
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About the Author

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."