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Lila / Marilynne Robinson.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch LT ROBIN M (Text) 33126019993298 Large Type Fiction Available -
Erlanger Branch LT ROBIN M (Text) 33126019993280 Large Type Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410474001 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1410474003 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 417 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, c2014.

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Summary, etc.: 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 days of suffering 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. But despite bouts of petty violence and moments of desperation, their shared life is laced with moments of joy and love. When Lila arrives in Gilead, she struggles to harmonize the life of her makeshift family and their days of hardship with the gentle Christian worldview of her husband that paradoxically judges those she loves.
Subject: Adult child abuse victims > Fiction.
Clergy > Fiction.
Spouses of clergy > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Large type books.
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