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Jane Smiley
Jane smiley is the author of many novels, including A Thousand Acres, which won the Pulitzer Prize, and Horse Heaven. She lives in Northern California. In 2001, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Author biography courtesy of Random House, Inc.

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*Jane Smiley Home
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*Jane Smiley Movies
* Signed, First Editions by Jane Smiley
*Barn Blind, 1980
*At Paradise Gate, 1981
*Duplicate Keys, 1984
*The Age of Grief (stories), 1987
*Catskill Crafts: Artisans of the Catskill Mountains, 1987
*The Greenlanders, 1988
*Ordinary Love and Good Will: Two Novellas, 1989
*Life of the Body (stories), 1990
*A Thousand Acres, 1991
*The True Subject: Writers on Life and Craft, 1993
*Moo, 1995
*The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton, 1998
*Horse Heaven, 2000
*Charles Dickens, 2002
*Good Faith, 2004
*Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel, 2005
*Ten Days in the Hills, 2007
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