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Gilead - Marilynne Robinson, Tim Jerome
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781593978228 (1593978227)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Minutes: 9
Edition language: English
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"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it
5.0 Pass the Kleenex -- Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (Gilead Trilogy #1)
In my efforts to read more classics/prizewinners in the last year, there have been some real clinkers, so I wasn't sure about this one. I'm an agnostic col-lapsed Catholic with a half-Jewish family who took a tour through every single major religion before I realized I have a tough time with organiz...
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3.0 Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (Gilead #1)
Twenty-four years after her first novel, Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson returns with an intimate tale of three generations from the Civil War to the twentieth century: a story about fathers and sons and the spiritual battles that still rage at America's heart. Writing in the tradition of Emily Dic...
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2.0 Gilead
Well, that was exhausting. I suppose I can see why this book won a Pulitzer. It is well written, introspective, and very American—in the sense that it describes, very passively, an era and then some in American history. However, it is also very very boring. John Ames, 77, reverend, is dying of h...
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4.0 Gilead
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson is a dying pastor's epistle for his seven year old son and a philosophical reflection on his own life. I feel like I did not truly understand this book, perhaps not picking up on all the theological references. However, it leaves me thinking and I am engaged enough to wa...
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5.0 Gilead: A Novel
In a word, epic.
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