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Radiance and Secrecy in Marilynne Robinson

Radiance and Secrecy in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead

Radiance and Secrecy in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead( )
Author: Kohn, Robert
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.49
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A strange woman walks into church in the middle of a prayer - to get out of the rain, reasons Reverend John Ames. Sixty-seven years old, he is captivated by the young woman, some 40 years his junior, and not many months later marries her. Robert E. Kohn, literary critic, argues that Ames knew this woman when she was a girl, knew her past "to death," as the narrator claims, but for all purposes remained "completely ignorant of it." This is because the truth is couched in secrecy. As the...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.18 Inches
Book Weight:0.37 Pounds

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