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By Marilynne Robinson

Twenty-four years after her first novel, Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson returns with an intimate story of 3 generations from the Civil struggle to the 20 th century: a narrative approximately fathers and sons and the religious battles that also rage at America's middle. Writing within the culture of Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman, Marilynne Robinson's attractive, spare, and religious prose permits "even the faithless reader to suppose the opportunity of transcendent order" (Slate). within the luminous and unforgettable voice of Congregationalist minister John Ames, Gilead unearths the human situation and the usually insufferable fantastic thing about a standard life. Gilead is the winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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