A Thousand Acres - Chapters 4-7 Summary & Analysis

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At Harold Clark’s coming home party for Jess, he was showing off both his son and his new tractor. Larry was getting slightly drunk and upset because Harold had out-done him in the farming world by buying a new tractor. Later in the evening, Ginny noticed her sisters, Ty, and Pete were gathered around Larry. He was talking wildly about a new plan for the farm. He was going to incorporate the land, split the shares evenly between his daughters, and then build up their operations. Ginny was skeptical, but she didn’t want to be difficult. Rose was excited about the prospect. Caroline, though, was completely against the whole idea.

Ginny later expresses her doubt about her father’s plan and her worry the conversation had just tangled the Cook family’s future. Ty, though, was excited about the prospect to build the...

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