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Flaleftist

(3,473 posts)
Sun Sep 30, 2018, 12:15 AM Sep 2018

Guess the book from a detail or two from the story.

Inspired by Red Dog's threads.

1. Won a farm in a hand of poker.

2. Lithuanian immigrant moves to the US (Chicago) with his family.

3. Spans a few generations of families in Florida.

4. A brother was executed for falsely being accused of stealing a cow.

5. A mouse died from very old age at the end.

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Guess the book from a detail or two from the story. (Original Post) Flaleftist Sep 2018 OP
2 is The Jungle by Upton Sinclair? RockRaven Sep 2018 #1
Indeed! Flaleftist Sep 2018 #2
I wanted to know the answer to number 3 so I googled it. My family has been in Florida since MLAA Sep 2018 #3
I liked it. I'd definitely recommend it. Flaleftist Sep 2018 #4
Number one: Of Mice and Men? nt zanana1 Sep 2018 #5
Nope. Sorry. The setting was earlier in history. Flaleftist Sep 2018 #7
#5 flotsam Sep 2018 #6
That's it! Flaleftist Sep 2018 #8
1. Gone with the wind. Gerald o'hara Won Tara in a game of poker. Nt raccoon Sep 2018 #9
Got it! Flaleftist Sep 2018 #10
l. Animal Farm by George Orwell Stuart G Sep 2018 #11
Nope. Sorry. The poster above you got it. Flaleftist Oct 2018 #14
Is 3 The Yearling? rurallib Sep 2018 #12
It's not the book I had in mind. Flaleftist Sep 2018 #13

MLAA

(17,233 posts)
3. I wanted to know the answer to number 3 so I googled it. My family has been in Florida since
Sun Sep 30, 2018, 08:14 AM
Sep 2018

Mid 1850s. Did you enjoy the book? It sounds interesting.

Flaleftist

(3,473 posts)
13. It's not the book I had in mind.
Sun Sep 30, 2018, 09:38 PM
Sep 2018

I'm not familiar with The Yearling. It may fit the description. I guess that could be a flaw with this type of game.

Additional hint: Orange groves and cattle are part of the plot.

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