Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Toronto: Harpercollins Publishers, 2004.
A stunning first edition/first printing in Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket. The Canadian edition was issued three weeks prior to the US edition, SIGNED by author Marilynne Robinson on the title page. A most scarce collectible.
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; , 247,  pages.