A Thousand Acres

A Thousand Acres

by

Jane Smiley

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The Jar of Sausages

Toward the end of the novel, Ginny Cook Smith learns that her sister, Rose Cook Lewis, has been sleeping with Jess Clark, with whom Ginny herself has been having an affair. Furious with…

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Monopoly

After Rose Cook Lewis and Ginny Cook Smith inherit their father’s property, they strike up a family tradition in which they play a nightly game of Monopoly with their husbands, as well as with Jess

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