Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.
A Fine first US printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed by author Marilynne Robinson on the title page.
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 ; [i-viii, 1-3] 4-247  pages.