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Lila : 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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