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When I was a child I read books

Author: Marilynne Robinson
Publisher: London : Virago, 2012.
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"As a writer I continuously attempt to make inroads on the vast terrian of what cannot be said - or said by me, at least. I seem to know by intuition a great deal that I cannot find words for. The frontiers of the unsayable have been opened for me by every book I have ever read that was in any degree ambitios, earnest or imaginative, by every good teacher I have had; by music and apinting;by conversation that was in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
American essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilynne Robinson
ISBN: 9781844087716 1844087719 9780748129362 0748129367 9781844087723 1844087727
OCLC Number: 762992413
Description: 1 volume ; 22 cm
Contents: Freedom of thought --
Imagination and community --
Austerity as ideology --
Open thy hand wide : Moses and the origins of American liberalism --
When I was a child --
The fate of ideas : Moses --
Wondrous love --
The human spirit and the good society --
Who was Oberlin? --
Cosmology.
Responsibility: by Marilynne Robinson.

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* From the author of the magnificent, award-winning novels GILEAD and HOME comes this, a collection of wonderful, heart-warming essays about reading  Read more...

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