Golden Age

Author: Jane Smiley


SKU: 9780307744821 Category: Tag:
Publisher: Anchor Books
Product ID: 695966


Winner of the Heartland Prize for Fiction

A Washington Post Notable Book
One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, BookPage

It’s 1987, and the next generation of Langdons is facing economic, social, 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–but their fiercest enemies may be closer to home. Charlie, the charmer, struggles to find his way; Guthrie is deployed to Iraq, leaving the Iowa family farm in the hands of his younger sister, Felicity– who, as always, has her own ideas. Determined to help preserve the planet, she worries that her family farm’s 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 present moment and beyond, Golden Age combines intimate drama, emotional suspense, and an intricate view of history, bringing to a magnificent conclusion the epic trilogy of one unforgettable family.

ISBN: 9780307744821
Publisher: Anchor Books
Pub Date: 06/2016
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.74lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.30w x 1.00d

Additional information

Weight 0.74 lbs
Dimensions 7.90 × 5.30 × 1.00 in