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Housekeeping

Author: Marilynne Robinson
Publisher: New York : Picador, [2004], ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [1st Picador ed.]View all editions and formats
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Ruthie and her younger sister, Lucille, grow toward adulthood under the untraditional care of Sylvie, the transient sister of their dead mother, in Fingerbone, the small Far West town on the glacial lake where their grandfather died in a train wreck and their mother drove off a cliff.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilynne Robinson
ISBN: 0312424094 : 9780312424091
OCLC Number: 56819731
Notes: Originally published: [New York] : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [1980].
Description: 219 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Marilynne Robinson.

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Ruthie and her younger sister, Lucille, grow toward adulthood under the untraditional care of Sylvie, the transient sister of their dead mother, in Fingerbone, the small Far West town on the glacial lake where their grandfather died in a train wreck and their mother drove off a cliff.

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