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Jack

A Novel

Engels | E-book | 9780374719654
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uitgever Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Taal Engels
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Uitgever Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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A New York Times bestseller
A New York Times Notable Books of 2020
One of TIME's 100 Must-Read Books of 2020
Named a Best Book of 2020 by the Financial Times, Kirkus Reviews, the New Statesman, and Books-a-Million

Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal, returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the latest novel in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction

Marilynne Robinson’s mythical world of Gilead, Iowa—the setting of her novels Gilead, Home, and Lila, and now Jack—and its beloved characters have illuminated and interrogated the complexities of American history, the power of our emotions, and the wonders of a sacred world. Jack is Robinson’s fourth novel in this now-classic series. In it, Robinson tells the story of John Ames Boughton, the prodigal son of Gilead’s Presbyterian minister, and his romance with Della Miles, a high school teacher who is also the child of a preacher. Their deeply felt, tormented, star-crossed interracial romance resonates with all the paradoxes of American life, then and now.

Robinson’s Gilead novels, which have won one Pulitzer Prize and two National Book Critics Circle Awards, are a vital contribution to contemporary American literature and a revelation of our national character and humanity.

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