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The Resource Home, Marilynne Robinson

Home, Marilynne Robinson

Label
Home
Title
Home
Statement of responsibility
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
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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.
Awards note
Orange Prize for Fiction, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
266115
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinson, Marilynne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Conflict of generations
  • Reminiscing
  • Children of clergy
  • Clergy
  • Iowa
  • Children of clergy
  • Clergy
  • Conflict of generations
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Reminiscing
  • Iowa
Target audience
adult
Label
Home, Marilynne Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn213300725
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9780374299101
Lccn
2008018301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)213300725
Label
Home, Marilynne Robinson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn213300725
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9780374299101
Lccn
2008018301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)213300725

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