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Lila [electronic resource] : A Novel. Marilynne Robinson.

Robinson, Marilynne. (Author). Hoffman, Maggie. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781427259684 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, 2014.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Maggie Hoffman.
Summary, etc.: A new American classic from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gilead and HousekeepingMarilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time, returns to the town of Gilead in an unforgettable story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe, and wonder.Lila, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, steps inside a small-town Iowa church—the only available shelter from the rain—and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life. She becomes the wife of a minister, John Ames, and begins a new existence while trying to make sense of the life that preceded her newfound security. Neglected as a toddler, Lila was rescued by Doll, a canny young drifter, and brought up by her in a hardscrabble childhood. Together they crafted a life on the run, living hand to mouth with nothing but their sisterly bond and a ragged blade to protect them. Despite bouts of petty violence and moments of desperation, their shared life...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 252022 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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