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  • 10 of 12 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Marilynne Robinson's mythical world of Gilead, Iowa--the setting of her novels Gilead, Home, and Lila, and now Jack--and its beloved characters have illuminated and interrogated the complexities of American history, the power of our emotions, and the wonders of a sacred world. Jack is Robinson's fourth novel in this now-classic series. In it, Robinson tells the story of John Ames Boughton, the prodigal son of Gilead's Presbyterian minister, and his romance with Della Miles, a high school teacher who is also the child of a preacher. Their deeply felt, tormented, star-crossed interracial romance resonates with all the paradoxes of American life, then and now.... -- from book jacket.
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Hood River County Library FIC ROBINSON (Text) 33892100704171 Adult Fiction Book None 10/15/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374279301
  • ISBN: 0374279306
  • Physical Description: 309 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

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"A novel" -- from front cover.
Summary, etc.:
Marilynne Robinson's mythical world of Gilead, Iowa--the setting of her novels Gilead, Home, and Lila, and now Jack--and its beloved characters have illuminated and interrogated the complexities of American history, the power of our emotions, and the wonders of a sacred world. Jack is Robinson's fourth novel in this now-classic series. In it, Robinson tells the story of John Ames Boughton, the prodigal son of Gilead's Presbyterian minister, and his romance with Della Miles, a high school teacher who is also the child of a preacher. Their deeply felt, tormented, star-crossed interracial romance resonates with all the paradoxes of American life, then and now.... -- from book jacket.
Subject: Conflict of generations > Fiction.
Children of clergy > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Interracial dating > Fiction.
Iowa > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
Genre: Christian fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Religious fiction.

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