By Marilynne Robinson
Thousands of readers have been enthralled and thrilled by way of the luminous, gentle voice of John Ames in Gilead, Marilynne Robinson's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Now comes domestic, a deeply affecting novel that happens within the similar interval and comparable Iowa city of Gilead. this is often Jack's tale. Jack - prodigal son of the Boughton relatives, godson and namesake of John Ames, long past two decades - has come domestic trying to find safe haven and to aim to make peace with a prior suffering from hassle and soreness. a nasty boy from youth, an alcoholic who can't carry down a task, Jack is endlessly at odds together with his atmosphere and together with his traditionalist father, notwithstanding he continues to be Boughton's such a lot liked baby. His sister Glory has additionally again to Gilead, fleeing her personal error, to deal with their loss of life father. fantastic, loveable, wayward, Jack forges an severe new bond with Glory and engages painfully along with his father and his father's previous good friend John Ames.
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