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Author: Marilynne Robinson; Maggi-Meg Reed
Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan Audio, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With her father ailing, Glory Boughton has returned 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 learn valuable lessons about love, death, and the fortitude of familial bonds.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Christian fiction
Religious fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Marilynne Robinson; Maggi-Meg Reed
ISBN: 9781427205100 1427205108 9780792756347 0792756347
OCLC Number: 235988756
Notes: Title from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 12:30:00.
Credits: Produced by Paul Ruben.
Performer(s): Read by Maggi-Meg Reed.
Awards: Orange Prize for Fiction, 2009.
Description: 10 sound discs (12.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Marilynne Robinson.

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With her father ailing, Glory Boughton has returned 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 learn valuable lessons about love, death, and the fortitude of familial bonds.

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sad but deeply touching

by AnnetteDunlea (WorldCat user published 2009-07-09) Very Good Permalink
<h2 class="title">The novel Home by Marilynne Robinson won the Orange Prize 2009. Its ISBN is 1844085503 and it is published by Virago Press. It is  a sad and slow moving book but rich in characterisation and in human understanding. It is set in the 1950s in Gilead where a brother and sister...
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