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The Resource Home, Marilynne Robinson

Home, Marilynne Robinson

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Home
Title
Home
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Marilynne Robinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 peace with a past littered with tormenting trouble and pain
Summary
Returning to Gilead to care for her dying father, Glory Boughton is joined by her long-absent brother, with whom she bonds throughout his struggles with alcoholism, unemployment, and their father's traditionalist values
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Tone
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Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2008.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
  • Orange Prize for Fiction, 2009.
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266115
Cataloging source
DLC
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Robinson, Marilynne
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Fathers and daughters
  • Conflict of generations
  • Reminiscing
  • Children of clergy
  • Clergy
  • Iowa
Target audience
adult
Label
Home, Marilynne Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
325 p.
Isbn
9780374299101
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008018301
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o213300725
  • (OCoLC)213300725
Label
Home, Marilynne Robinson
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
325 p.
Isbn
9780374299101
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008018301
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o213300725
  • (OCoLC)213300725

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