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Jack : a novel —Robinson, Marilynne, author.
Large Print
2020
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Marilynne Robinson's mythical world of Gilead, Iowa--the setting of her novels Gilead, Home, and Lila, and now Jack- and its beloved characters have illuminated and interrogated the complexities of American history, the ...

Home —Robinson, Marilynne, author.

Glory Boughton 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 lit...

Jack —Robinson, Marilynne, author.

"A new Gilead novel that tells the story of John Ames Boughton, the beloved, erratic, and grieved-over prodigal son of a Presbyterian minister from Gilead, Iowa"-- Provided by publisher.

When I was a child I read books —Robinson, Marilynne.
Large Print
2012
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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.

Jack : a novel —Robinson, Marilynne, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2021
Availability: 1 of 1

"Jack" tells the story of John Ames Boughton, the beloved and grieved-over prodigal son of a Presbyterian minister in Gilead, Iowa, a drunkard and a ne'er-do-well. In segregated St. Louis sometime after World War II, Jac...

What are we doing here? —Robinson, Marilynne, author.

"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...

Jack —Robinson, Marilynne.
Book On CD
2020
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John Ames Boughton is the beloved, erratic, and grieved-over prodigal son of a Presbyterian minister in Gilead, Iowa. In segregated St. Louis sometime after World War II, Jack falls in love with Della Miles, an African A...

Lila —Robinson, Marilynne, author.
Large Print
2014
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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...

Home [a novel] —Robinson, Marilynne.
Book On CD
2008
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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...

When I was a child I read books —Robinson, Marilynne.

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.

Home —Robinson, Marilynne.
Large Print
2009
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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....

Lila A Novel. —Robinson, Marilynne.
EBook
2014

Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time, returns to the town of Gilead in an unforgettable story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe, and wonder. Lila, homeless and alone af...

Housekeeping a novel —Robinson, Marilynne, author.

Follow Ruth and her younger sister throughout their haphazard adventures. Their mother tragically drove off a cliff to her death, leaving the rest of the family to take care of her daughters. They have been shuffled betw...

Lila a novel —Robinson, Marilynne.
Book On CD
2014
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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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