The Resource When I was a child I read books : [essays], Marilynne Robinson

When I was a child I read books : [essays], Marilynne Robinson

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When I was a child I read books : [essays]
Title
When I was a child I read books
Title remainder
[essays]
Statement of responsibility
Marilynne Robinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since the 1981 publication of Marilynne Robinson's novel, Housekeeping, she has built a sterling reputation not only as a writer of sharp, subtly moving prose, but also as a rigorous thinker and incisive essayist. In this new collection she returns to the themes which have preoccupied her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, and the contradictions inherent in human nature. Clear-eyed and forceful as ever, Robinson demonstrates once again why she is regarded as a modern rhetorical master
Title
When I was a child I read books
Creator
Summary
In this new collection of incisive essays, Robinson returns to the themes which have preoccupied her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, the contradictions inherent in human nature
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10075942
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Center Point large print edition
Target audience
adult
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essays
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essays
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Marilynne Robinson
Label
When I was a child I read books : [essays], Marilynne Robinson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • CEN
  • ZAC
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Freedom of thought -- Imagination and community -- Austerity as ideology -- Open thy hand wide: Moses and the origins of American liberalism -- When I was a child -- The fate of ideas: Moses -- Wondrous love -- The human spirit and the good society -- Who was Oberlin? -- Cosmology
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
302 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611734287
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper : lg. print)
Lccn
2012006805
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
1/584796
System control number
  • (OCoLC)778075000
  • ocn778075000
  • OCoLC

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