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Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award, GILEAD is a hymn of praise and lamentation to the God-haunted existence that Reverend Ames loves passionately, and from which he will soon part.اضافة اعلان

In 1956, toward the end of Reverend John Ames’s life, he begins a letter to his young son, an account of himself and his forebears. Ames is the son of an Iowan preacher who “preached men into the US Civil War”, then, at age 50, became a chaplain in the Union Army, losing his right eye in battle.

This is a tale of a remarkable vision of life as a wondrously strange creation.


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