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Does this story sound familiar? The year is 1956, and a minister in Gilead, Iowa is in failing health, and any day might be his last. Although he has led a simple, decent life, he is beset by worries about what will happen to his family after his passing, and is especially concerned about the fate of his son.
If you read Marilynne Robinson’s 2004 novel G…
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