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ISBN: 0374173133 / ISBN-13: 9780374173135

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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 ... Show synopsis

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  • Housekeeping (Farrar Straus Giroux) – Hardcover (2005)
    by Marilynne Robinson

    Housekeeping

    Hardcover, Farrar Straus Giroux
    2005
    English
    219 pages

    ISBN: 0374173133
    ISBN-13: 9780374173135

    Winner of the Pen/Hemingway Award 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, the eccentric and remote sister of their dead mother. The family house is in the small town of Fingerbone on a glacial lake in the Far West, the same lake where their grandfather died in a spectacular train wreck and their mother drove off a cliff to her death. ... Show more

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KassandraPhoenix

Can you hear the trains?

by KassandraPhoenix on Jul 23, 2008

I bought this book for a graduate class Fall of 2007 but I didn't have to read it so it lingered on my shelf for quite some time. I'm not entirely sure why but I always told myself when I had the time I was going to read this novel. Perhaps it was because of the haunting picture on the cover, with ... More

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