The Resource Lila, Marilynne Robinson

Lila, Marilynne Robinson

Label
Lila
Title
Lila
Statement of responsibility
Marilynne Robinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lila, homeless and alone, steps inside a small-town Iowa church 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. Neglected as a toddler, Lila was rescued by Doll, a young drifter, and brought up by her in a hardscrabble childhood. When Lila arrives in Gilead, she struggles to reconcile their days of hardship with the gentle Christian worldview of her husband which paradoxically judges those she loves
Member of
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/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Gilead
Series volume
[book 3]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homeless women
  • Adult child abuse victims
  • Clergy
  • Spouses of clergy
  • Iowa
Target audience
adult
Label
Lila, Marilynne Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series information from goodreads.com
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20359343
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
417 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410474001
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014034635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)885228524
Label
Lila, Marilynne Robinson
Publication
Note
Series information from goodreads.com
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20359343
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
417 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410474001
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014034635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)885228524

Library Locations

    • Noble County Public Library - Avilla BranchBorrow it
      104 Ley St., Avilla, IN, 46710, US
      41.366092 -85.235492
    • Noble County Public Library - Cromwell BranchBorrow it
      120 Jefferson St., Cromwell, IN, 46732, US
      41.400897 -85.615225

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