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For Her First Trilogy, Jane Smiley Returns To Iowa, 'Where The Roots Are'

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Backseat Book Club Returns With 'Black Beauty'

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Literary Paternity Test: Who Fathered The Computer?

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An Arranged Marriage Spirals Into Quiet Disaster

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Jane Smiley's 'Ten Days in the Hills'

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