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When I was a child I read books [text (large print)] : [essays] / Marilynne Robinson.

Authors: Robinson, Marilynne.
Call number: LT 814.54 ROB
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: Theology -- United States.
Calvinism -- United States.
Political science -- United States -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, American.
Large type books.
United States -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
Title: When I was a child I read books [text (large print)] : [essays] / Marilynne Robinson.
Edition: Large print ed.
Physical description: 302 p. (large print) ; 22 cm.
Contents note: Freedom of thought -- Imagination and community -- Austerity as ideology -- Open thy hand wide: Moses and the origins of American liberalism -- When I was a child -- The fate of ideas: Moses -- Wondrous love -- The human spirit and the good society -- Who was Oberlin? -- Cosmology.
Notes: "Center Point large print edition."
Summary note: Since the 1981 publication of Marilynne Robinson's novel, Housekeeping, she has built a sterling reputation not only as a writer of sharp, subtly moving prose, but also as a rigorous thinker and incisive essayist. In this new collection she returns to the themes which have preoccupied her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, and the contradictions inherent in human nature. Clear-eyed and forceful as ever, Robinson demonstrates once again why she is regarded as a modern rhetorical master.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9781611734287 (library binding : alk. paper)
1611734282 (library binding : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2012006805
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1383421
Bib No.: 1383421

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