* Some Luck by Jane Smiley


If you are (1) very patient (2) appreciate family sagas that closely match world events (3) can tolerate the forced structure of one chapter per year, you will enjoy  Some Luck. It’s full of small and delightful observations of family life, and it carefully describes life on the farm in the early 20th century — what hard work it was, not just the nostalgia-inducing romance of it.

That being said, I was bored.

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