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Author: Marilynne Robinson
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Christian fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilynne Robinson
ISBN: 9780374299101 0374299102
OCLC Number: 213300725
Awards: Orange Prize for Fiction, 2009.
Description: 325 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Marilynne Robinson.
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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.

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