A Novel
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (5.52 hours)
Product Number: Z100126419
Released: Jun 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781593978419
Narrator/s: Becket Royce
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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An unabridged audio edition of this classic work on the 25th anniversary of its first publication A modern classic, housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, their eccentric and remote aunt. The family house is in the small Far West town of Fingerbone set on a glacial lake, the same lake where their grandfather died in a spectacular train wreck, and their mother drove off a cliff to her death. It is a town "chastened by an outsized landscape and extravagant weather, and chastened again by an awareness that the whole of human history had occurred elsewhere." Ruth and Lucille's struggle toward adulthood beautifully illuminates the price of loss and survival, and the dangerous and deep undertow of transience.

Author(s): Marilynne Robinson
Original Publish Date: Aug 01, 2005

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Author(s): Marilynne Robinson
Product Number EB00102762
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781429954464

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