The Resource Lila, Marilynne Robinson

Lila, Marilynne Robinson

Label
Lila
Title
Lila
Statement of responsibility
Marilynne Robinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Neglected as a toddler, Lila was rescued by a canny young drifter and together they crafted a life on the run. Despite some petty violence and moments of desperation, their life was laced with moments of joy and love. When Lila arrives in Gilead, she struggles to reconcile the life of her makeshift family and their days of hardship with the gentle Christian worldview of her husband which paradoxically judges those she loves
Summary
Triggering a romance and debate by seeking shelter in a church and becoming a minister's wife, homeless Lila reflects on her hardscrabble life on the run with a canny young drifter and her efforts to reconcile her painful past with her husband's gentle Christian worldview
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10321792
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinson, Marilynne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print basic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adult child abuse victims
  • Clergy
  • Spouses of clergy
  • Married people
Target audience
adult
Label
Lila, Marilynne Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
417 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410474001
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2014034635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)885228524
Label
Lila, Marilynne Robinson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
417 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410474001
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2014034635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)885228524

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