Jack - Robinson, Marilynne
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Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Women's Fiction Prize, the National Book Critics Prize and and The American National Humanities Medal,returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the final novel in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction. Setting her novel in the time just before Gilead, Home and Lila, after World War II, JACK is John Ames Boughton's book. The grieved-over prodigal son, a drunkard and a ne'er-do-well has left home for St Louis. In that segregated city Jack falls in love with an African-American high school teacher, also a preacher's child.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Women's Fiction Prize, the National Book Critics Prize and and The American National Humanities Medal,returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the final novel in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction. Setting her novel in the time just before Gilead, Home and Lila, after World War II, JACK is John Ames Boughton's book. The grieved-over prodigal son, a drunkard and a ne'er-do-well has left home for St Louis. In that segregated city Jack falls in love with an African-American high school teacher, also a preacher's child. Della Miles is a woman with a discriminating mind, a generous spirit and an independent will. JACK is their fraught and beautiful love story . Never has Marilynne Robinson's compassion, wisdom and wit been so beautifully employed as in her portrayl of this wayward, much-loved son.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Little, Brown
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 681660
  • Seitenzahl: 320
  • Erscheinungstermin: 29. September 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 135mm x 27mm
  • Gewicht: 342g
  • ISBN-13: 9780349011806
  • ISBN-10: 034901180X
  • Artikelnr.: 58752443
Autorenporträt
Marilynne Robinson is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Women's Prize for Fiction and she has twice been nominated for the International Booker Prize. In 2013 she was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama. She lives in Iowa.