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Housekeeping

Author: Marilynne Robinson.

Housekeeping

Author: Marilynne Robinson.

$16.00 $6.98
Item #: D22618
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2004
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9780312424091
An all-time favorite at Daedalus, this PEN/Hemingway Award-winning debut novel by the author of Gilead (a Pulitzer Prize winner), Home (which won the Orange Prize), and Lila (winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award) tells the story of Ruth and Lucille, sisters who grow up haphazardly under the care of various relatives in a remote town by a glacial ... More
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An all-time favorite at Daedalus, this PEN/Hemingway Award-winning debut novel by the author of Gilead (a Pulitzer Prize winner), Home (which won the Orange Prize), and Lila (winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award) tells the story of Ruth and Lucille, sisters who grow up haphazardly under the care of various relatives in a remote town by a glacial lake. "Here's a first novel that sounds as if the author has been treasuring it up all her life," praised the New York Times. "You can feel in the book a gathering voluptuous release of confidence, a delighted surprise at the unexpected capacities of language, a close, careful fondness for people that we thought only saints felt."


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