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Jane Smiley: An Evening with the Author
Premiere Date: 7/3/2001; 58 minutes


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The Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of  A Thousand Acres, the comic novel Moo and eight other acclaimed works of fiction, Jane Smiley explores the world of horse racing, and the universal human desire to connect, in her spirited novel Horse Heaven.  She talks about Horse Heaven and reads passages from this work at UC Santa Barbara in 2001. (#5848)

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