Jack (oprah's Book Club): A Novel

September 29, 2020|
Jack (oprah's Book Club): A Novel by Marilynne Robinson
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A new classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping.

The long-awaited fourth and last of Marilynne Robinson''s Gilead novels--one of the great works of contemporary literature.

With Jack, Robinson takes her readers back to the small town of Gilead, Iowa, in 1956, to tell the story of John Ames Boughton, the godson of John Ames and the black sheep of his family. He''s a ne-er do well and the beloved prodigal son who falls in love with and marries Della, a beautiful and brilliant African-American teacher he meets in segregated St. Louis. Their fraught, beautiful romance is one of Robinson''s greatest achievements.
MARILYNNE ROBINSON is the recipient of a 2012 National Humanities Medal, awarded by President Barack Obama, for "her grace and intelligence in writing." In 2013, she was awarded South Korea''s Park Kyong-ni Prize for her contribution to international literature. She is the author of Lila, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Awar...
Title:Jack (oprah's Book Club): A Novel
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.5 X 5.75 X 1.05 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.5 X 5.75 X 1.05 in
Published:September 29, 2020
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771006036

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