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Gilead, Marilynne Robinson

Label
Gilead
Title
Gilead
Statement of responsibility
Marilynne Robinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1956, toward the end of Rev. John Ames's life, he begins a letter to his young son, an account of himself and his forebears. This is also the tale of wisdom forged during his solitary life and how history lives through generations, pervasively present even when betrayed and forgotten
Member of
Summary
As the Reverend John Ames approaches the hour of his own death, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable family secrets
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2006.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2004.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2004
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2005.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, 2005
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129216
Cataloging source
FSM
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Robinson, Marilynne
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Gilead
Series volume
[bk. 1]
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  • Conflict of generations
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Children of clergy
  • Fathers and sons
  • Grandfathers
  • Clergy
  • Kansas
Target audience
adult
Label
Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Series numeration from goodreads.com
  • Originally published in hardcover: New York : Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2004
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
4708722
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780312424404
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm83902824
  • (OCoLC)83902824
Label
Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
Publication
Note
  • Series numeration from goodreads.com
  • Originally published in hardcover: New York : Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2004
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
4708722
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780312424404
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm83902824
  • (OCoLC)83902824

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      39.65801 -87.40126

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