Gilead - True 1st Edition/1st Printing
First Edition/First Printing in very Near Fine condition in dustjacket with small area of abrasion, else Fine. The Canadian Edition was issued three weeks prior to the US Edition;
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award winning Gilead is Marilynne Robinson's second novel after "Housekeeping" and is the immensely moving account of Reverend John Ames of Gilead, Iowa, a grandson and son of preachers. Ames, now in his seventies, hasn't much time left to tell his young son about his heritage and begins to write it all down.