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Book

2018
"Marilynne Robinson has plumbed the human spirit in her renowned novels, including Lila, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Gilead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Awa...
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Book

2008
Glory Boughton, aged thirty-eight, has returned to Gilead to care for her dying father. Soon her brother, Jack, the prodigal son of the family, gone for twenty years, comes home too, looking for refuge and trying to make...
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Large Print

2012
In this new collection of incisive essays, Robinson returns to the themes which have preoccupied her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, the contradictions inherent in human nature.
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Book On CD

2008
With her father ailing, Glory Boughton returns home to Gilead to care for him. Shortly after she returns, her brother Jack shows up after a twenty-year absence. As the family copes with the death of their patriarch, they...
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Book On CD

2014
Lila, homeless and alone, steps inside a small-town Iowa church and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life. She becomes the wife of a minister, John Ames, and begins a new existence. Neglected as a tod...
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Book

2012
In this new collection of incisive essays, Robinson returns to the themes which have preoccupied her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, the contradictions inherent in human nature.
Book jacket

Large Print

2014
Neglected as a toddler, Lila was rescued by a canny young drifter and together they crafted a life on the run. Despite some petty violence and moments of desperation, their life was laced with moments of joy and love. Wh...
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DAISY Sound Recording

2005
Toward the end of his life, in 1956, John Ames begins a letter to his young son, giving an account of himself and his ancestors. He is the son of a pacifist Iowa preacher, and the grandson of a minister who saw a vision...
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Book

2014
Abandoning her homeless existence to become a minister's wife, Lila reflects on her hardscrabble life on the run with a canny young drifter and her efforts to reconcile her painful past with her husband's gentle Christia...
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Large Print

2008
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EBook

2018
New essays on theological, political, and contemporary themes, by the Pulitzer Prize winner. Marilynne Robinson has plumbed the human spirit in her renowned novels, including Lila, winner of the National Book Critics Cir...
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Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)

2015
Pulitzer Prize winner and author of "Gilead" presents ten essays, six previously published and four new, on varying topics. In the title piece Robinson reminisces about growing up in Idaho and compares her experiences to...