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When I Was a Child I Read Books - Marilynne Robinson
When I Was a Child I Read Books
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780374298784 (0374298785)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Ladybug's Doodles
Ladybug's Doodles rated it
5.0 When I Was a Child I Read Books
Several essays that while I may not agree with some of them, they have made me think. :D
tymelgren
tymelgren rated it
"I would say, for the moment, that community, at least community larger than the immediate family, consists very largely of imaginative love for people we do not know or whom we know very slightly. This thesis may be influenced by the fact that I have spent literal years of my life lovingly absorbe...
debnance
debnance rated it
4.0 When I Was a Child I Read Books
I’ll go ahead and say it: Marilynne Robinson is too smart for me. I can be a lazy reader, seeking the quick answer, the easy answer. This is not a book for lazy readers. It is not a book for simple readers.Robinson is thoughtful and compassionate and deep. She sees past the first obvious answer and...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
4.0 When I Was a Child I Read Books: Essays
A wonderful collection of eloquently written and thoughtfully articulated essays.
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