Some Luck – Jane Smiley

Annual eavesdrop-ins with the extended Langdon family, starting in 1920 with baby Frank and his 3rd generation German parents, Rosanna and Walter,on their farm on the outskirts of small town Iowa.

Easy reading; 20th century lives. How things change.

Book 1 in Jane Smiley‘s Last Hundred Years Trilogy.

Publisher page: Some Luck – Jane Smiley

Some Luck review – the first volume of Jane Smiley’s new trilogy
– Alex Clark, The Guardian, 5 November 2014