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  • ISBN: 9781429929042
  • ISBN: 1429929049
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (325 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : Picador, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Summary, etc.:
Returning to Gilead to care for her dying father, Glory Boughton is joined by her long-absent brother, with whom she bonds throughout his struggles with alcoholism, unemployment, and their father's traditionalist values.
Awards Note:
Orange Prize for Fiction, 2009.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Conflict of generations > Fiction.
Children of clergy > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Iowa > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
FICTION > Literary.
Genre: Novels.
Domestic fiction.
Electronic books.
Christian fiction.

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