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Gilead

Gilead Book
Author : Marilynne Robinson
Publisher : Large Print Press
Release : 2006-01-01
ISBN : 9781594131240
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In 1956, toward the end of Reverend John Ames s life, he begins a letter to his young son, an account of himself and his forebears. Ames is the son of an Iowa preacher and the grandson of a minister who, as a young man in Maine, saw a vision and came west to Kansas to fight for abolition. Reverend Ames tells a story of the sacred bonds between fathers and sons, which are tested in his tender and strained relationship with his best friend s wayward son. Gilead is the long-hoped-for second novel by one of our finest writers, a hymn of praise and lamentation to the God-haunted existence that Reverend Ames loves passionately, and from which he will soon part."

Gilead

Gilead Book
Author : Marilynne Robinson
Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
Release : 2004-11-08
ISBN : 9780002005883
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A NOVEL THAT READERS and critics have been eagerly anticipating for over a decade, Gilead is an astonishingly imagined story of remarkable lives. John Ames is a preacher, the son of a preacher and the grandson (both maternal and paternal) of preachers. It’s 1956 in Gilead, Iowa, towards the end of the Reverend Ames’s life, and he is absorbed in recording his family’s story, a legacy for the young son he will never see grow up. Haunted by his grandfather’s presence, John tells of the rift between his grandfather and his father: the elder, an angry visionary who fought for the abolitionist cause, and his son, an ardent pacifist. He is troubled, too, by his prodigal namesake, Jack (John Ames) Boughton, his best friend’s lost son who returns to Gilead searching for forgiveness and redemption. Told in John Ames’s joyous, rambling voice that finds beauty, humour and truth in the smallest of life’s details, Gilead is a song of celebration and acceptance of the best and the worst the world has to offer. At its heart is a tale of the sacred bonds between fathers and sons, pitch-perfect in style and story, set to dazzle critics and readers alike.

Gilead

Gilead Book
Author : Marilynne Robinson
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Balm in Gilead

Balm in Gilead Book
Author : Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Publisher : Penguin Mass Market
Release : 1995-08
ISBN : 9780140249675
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Combining the passion of a family member with the skepticism of a social sicentist, Lightfoot raises the standard of authenticity in African American biography."-Washington Post Book World. Winner of the Christopher Award.

Balm in Gilead

Balm in Gilead Book
Author : Timothy Larsen,Keith L. Johnson
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Release : 2019-04-02
ISBN : 0830872965
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Marilynne Robinson is one of the most eminent public intellectuals in America today, and her writing offers probing meditations on the Christian faith. Based on the 2018 Wheaton Theology Conference, this volume brings together the thoughts of leading theologians, historians, literary scholars, and church leaders who engaged in theological dialogue with Robinson's work—and with the author herself.

Gilead Now

Gilead Now Book
Author : Debbie Vanderslice
Publisher : WestBow Press
Release : 2015-06-10
ISBN : 1490878947
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Part 1 of Gilead Now takes aim and focuses on healing the past. It discusses the different responsibilities we have as believers. Part 2 zeroes in on how we must live in the present while never denying the past. Part 3 is geared toward a hopeful future—fueled by the key benefits of living in the present and remembering the past. It is the goal of Gilead Now to validate each reader’s feelings in regard to his or her wounded past, while at the same time never denying the obstacles involved in overcoming any struggle. Do you struggle every day with feelings of guilt, depression, regret, and worthlessness? If you do, this study is for you. By examining the root causes, you will discover a life-changing study that could not only validate you as a person but also give hope as you honestly look at what lies deep within yourself.

This Life This World New Essays on Marilynne Robinson s Housekeeping Gilead and Home

This Life  This World  New Essays on Marilynne Robinson   s Housekeeping  Gilead  and Home Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : BRILL
Release : 2015-09-25
ISBN : 9004302239
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first book devoted entirely to Robinson familiarizes readers with the major currents in her thought from a diversity of perspectives—Romanticism, ecocriticism, medicine and literature, religion and literature, theology, American Studies, critical race theory, and feminist and gender studies—that reflects the amplitude and fecundity of Robinson’s art and thought.

The Fall of Gilead

The Fall of Gilead Book
Author : Stephen King,Peter David,Robin Furth
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-09-25
ISBN : 1982108282
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Enter once more the world of Roland Deschain—and the world of the Dark Tower...now presented in a stunning graphic novel form that will unlock the doorways to terrifying secrets and bold storytelling as part of the dark fantasy masterwork and magnum opus from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King. “The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” With these unforgettable words, millions of readers were introduced to Stephen King’s iconic character Roland Deschain of Gilead. Roland is the last of his kind, a “gunslinger” charged with protecting whatever goodness and light remains in his world—a world that “moved on,” as they say. In this desolate reality—a dangerous land filled with ancient technology and deadly magic, and yet one that mirrors our own in frightening ways—Roland is on a spellbinding and soul-shattering quest to locate and somehow save the mystical nexus of all worlds, all universes: the Dark Tower. Now, in the graphic novel series Stephen King's The Dark Tower: Beginnings, originally published by Marvel Comics in single-issue form and creatively overseen by Stephen King himself, the full story of Roland's troubled past and coming-of-age is revealed. Sumptuously drawn by Jae Lee and Richard Isanove, plotted by longtime Stephen King expert Robin Furth, and scripted by New York Times bestselling author Peter David, Beginnings is an extraordinary and terrifying journey into Roland’s origins—ultimately serving as the perfect introduction for new readers to Stephen King’s modern literary classic The Dark Tower, while giving longtime fans thrilling adventures merely hinted at in his blockbuster novels. The evil deceptions woven by the merciless, mesmerizing power of the mystical seeing sphere known as “Maerlyn’s Grapefruit” warped Roland Deschain of Gilead’s sense of reality, causing him to unintentionally commit a shocking and unforgivable crime—one that may surely earn him a swift journey to the gallows. But what has happened to Roland is only a taste of the bitter fate for all of Mid-World’s noblest defenders, as the violent insanity and destructive scheming of the monstrous “Good Man” John Farson and the inhuman Marten Broadcloak finally culminate in an all-out assault on the city of Gilead itself....

Gilead x Tribeca

Gilead x Tribeca Book
Author : David Harze
Publisher : Writers Republic LLC
Release : 2021-04-08
ISBN : 1637281838
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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It's about life people and love. It is how I express my kindness to an audience willing to be captivated by words. May my words enlighten each individual wishing to learn or be inspired whatsoever with this ingenuity. It's a story about the hardships of a businessman growing up in the boroughs of New York mainly queens, hell's kitchen or tribeca. One sort of experiencing a spiritual renaissance. Taking note of the factors for reconditioning. There's a lot to see, and believe in. And the area drags you to initiate work patterns into environmental success. As more becomes available to me the further can my writings extend and who knows to how far will my thoughts be heard, and bring joy, love and peace.

Gilead s Gambit Sci fi novel space opera adventure inspired by Mass Effect Star Wars Judge Dredd Blade Runner

Gilead s Gambit   Sci fi novel space opera adventure inspired by Mass Effect  Star Wars  Judge Dredd  Blade Runner Book
Author : Alexei Cyren
Publisher : Alexei Cyren
Release : 2013-10-13
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ariel Blake is one of the top Siren agents of the System Alliance who is driven by one thing: revenge. She discovers the Black Phoenix terrorists are after her childhood friend, Eve Lang when they attack the mall in their home town. Worse still, Eve is not all she appears to be and Ariel must wrestle with her transformation into something that is no longer… human. That doesn’t stop her from putting Eve’s safety as priority number one and keeping her out of Phoenix hands. Rake Ashcor, the assassin who nearly killed her at Night Harbour is also gunning for Eve. If Rake gets her, the Black Phoenix may obtain the key to using the Solid State Shadow technology. Something Ariel fears more than anything. Solid State Shadow: Gilead’s Gambit is part of an action packed sci-fi space opera that is inspired by Mass Effect, Star Wars, Judge Dredd, Die Hard, Continuum and Blade Runner. Adventure, romance, revenge, mecha, paranormal powers and intrigue fill the pages of this continuing saga. If you’re looking for nearly non-stop, blood pumping excitement you should get this book! Gilead’s Gambit is Book Two of the Solid State Sigma Series.

Jephthah or The maid of Gilead

Jephthah  or  The maid of Gilead Book
Author : Jephtha
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1840
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Balm of Gilead for Healing a Diseased Land

The Balm of Gilead for Healing a Diseased Land Book
Author : John Willison
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1830
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Home

Home Book
Author : Marilynne Robinson
Publisher : Harper Perennial
Release : 2009-09-22
ISBN : 9781554681228
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Glory Boughton has returned to Gilead to care for her dying father. soon her brother, Jack—the prodigal son of the family, gone for twenty years—comes home too, looking for refuge and trying to make peace with a past littered with torment and pain. A troubled boy from childhood, an alcoholic who cannot hold a job, Jack is one of the great characters in recent literature. He is perpetually at odds with his surroundings and with his traditionalist father, though he remains Reverend Boughton’s most beloved child. Brilliant, beguiling, lovable and wayward, Jack forges an intense new bond with Glory and engages painfully with John Ames, his godfather and namesake. Home is a moving and healing book about families, family secrets and the passing of the generations, about love and death and faith. It is arguably Marilynne Robinson’s greatest work, an unforgettable embodiment of the deepest and most universal emotions.

Housekeeping

Housekeeping Book
Author : Marilynne Robinson
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Release : 2015-01-15
ISBN : 0571314724
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the Orange Prize winning author of Home Acclaimed on publication as a contemporary classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and Lucille, orphansgrowing up in the small desolate town of Fingerbone in the vast northwest of America. Abandoned by a succession of relatives, the sisters find themselves in the care of Sylvie, the remote and enigmatic sister of their dead mother. Steeped in imagery of the bleak wintry landscape around them, the sisters' struggle towards adulthood is powerfully portrayed in a novel about loss, loneliness and transience. 'I love and have lived with this book . . . it holds a unique and quiet place among the masterpieces of 20th century American fiction.' Paul Bailey 'I found myself reading slowly, than more slowly--this is not a novel to be hurried through, for every sentence is a delight.' Doris Lessing

The Testaments

The Testaments Book
Author : Margaret Atwood
Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
Release : 2019-09-10
ISBN : 0771009429
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Margaret Atwood's dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid's Tale, has become a modern classic—and now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel. More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third voice: a woman who wields power through the ruthless accumulation and deployment of secrets. As Atwood unfolds The Testaments, she opens up the innermost workings of Gilead as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes. "The literary event of the year." —The Guardian "The international literary event of the season." —Globe and Mail "It’s terrifying and exhilarating." —Judges of the Booker Prize 2019

Jack

Jack Book
Author : Marilynne Robinson
Publisher : Virago Press
Release : 2021-04-13
ISBN : 9780349011790
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Jack tells the story of John Ames Boughton, the beloved and grieved-over prodigal son of a Presbyterian minister in Gilead, Iowa, a drunkard and a ne'er-do-well. In segregated St. Louis sometime after World War II, Jack falls in love with Della Miles, an African-American high school teacher, also a preacher's child, with a discriminating mind, a generous spirit, and an independent will. Their fraught, beautiful story is one of Robinson's greatest achievements.

The Handmaid s Tale

The Handmaid s Tale Book
Author : Margaret Atwood
Publisher : Emblem Editions
Release : 2010-12-10
ISBN : 1551994968
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from “the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction” (New York Times). Now an award-winning Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss. In this multi-award-winning, bestselling novel, Margaret Atwood has created a stunning Orwellian vision of the near future. This is the story of Offred, one of the unfortunate “Handmaids” under the new social order who have only one purpose: to breed. In Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships, Offred’ s persistent memories of life in the “time before” and her will to survive are acts of rebellion. Provocative, startling, prophetic, and with Margaret Atwood’s devastating irony, wit, and acute perceptive powers in full force, The Handmaid’s Tale is at once a mordant satire and a dire warning.

Mother Country

Mother Country Book
Author : Marilynne Robinson
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release : 2011-04-01
ISBN : 1429944730
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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At the time when Robinson wrote this book, the largest known source of radioactive contamination of the world's environment was a government-owned nuclear plant called Sellafield, not far from Wordsworth's cottage in the Lakes District; one child in sixty was dying from leukemia in the village closest to the plant. The central question of this eloquently impassioned book is: How can a country that we persist in calling a welfare state consciously risk the lives of its people for profit. Mother Country is a 1989 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.

Balm In Gilead A Story from the War

Balm In Gilead  A Story from the War Book
Author : John L. Withers II
Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
Release : 2020-01-16
ISBN : 168471642X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In May 1945, as World War II ended, an all-black U.S. Army truck company, including Lieutenant John L. Withers of Greensboro, North Carolina, rushed emergency supplies to an unknown German town. Long victims of harsh racial abuse, the soldiers were nonetheless shocked at the horrors they witnessed when the “town” turned out to be the Dachau concentration camp. They were further shocked, days later, when two destitute young Jews, former Dachau inmates, appeared at their encampment and pleaded for help. Housing non-military personnel was strictly forbidden, but the soldiers, with their Lieutenant’s endorsement, sheltered the boys nevertheless. After the war, as he raised a family and launched a career in government, Withers always remembered the Jewish boys and told of the year they hid out in his unit, working alongside and forging close friendships with his soldiers. He himself became their surrogate parent, guiding them towards understanding that, however horrid the past, the future yet held hope.

Gilead

Gilead Book
Author : Magnus Ottosson
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1969
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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