Jack (Oprah's Book Club)
  • Author : Marilynne Robinson
  • Release Date : 29 September 2020
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 13 : 9780771006043
Ratings: 3.5
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Book Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A new classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping. The long-awaited fourth and last of Marilynne Robinson's Gilead novels--one of the great works of contemporary literature. With Jack, Robinson takes her readers back to the small town of Gilead, Iowa, in 1956, to tell the story of John Ames Boughton, the godson of John Ames and the black sheep of his family. He's a ne-er do well and the beloved prodigal son who falls in love with and marries Della, a beautiful and brilliant African-American teacher he meets in segregated St. Louis. Their fraught, beautiful romance is one of Robinson's greatest achievements.

Jack  Oprah s Book Club

Jack Oprah s Book Club

Author : Marilynne Robinson
Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
Genre : Fiction
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A new classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping. The long-awaited fourth and last of Marilynne Robinson's Gilead novels--one of the great works of contemporary literature. With Jack, Robinson takes her readers back to the small town of Gilead, Iowa, in 1956, to tell ...

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