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Housekeeping

A Novel

Picador Modern Classics

Marilynne Robinson

Picador Modern Classics

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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the novel Housekeeping, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson. 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 sp

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Work in Progress » Blog Archive » Marilynne Robinson: When I Was a Child I Read Books
Marilynne Robinson is the author of the novels Housekeeping (FSG, 1981), Gilead (FSG, 2004), winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and Home (FSG, 2008), and three books of nonfiction, Mother Country (FSG, 1989), The Death of Adam (1998) and Absence of Mind (2010).
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Housekeeping

A Novel

Picador Modern Classics

Marilynne Robinson

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