Returning to Gilead to care for her dying father, Glory Boughton, the daughter of John Ames's closest friend, is joined by her long-absent brother, with whom she bonds throughout his struggles with alcoholism, unemployment, and their father's traditionalist values. By a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. A Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times Book of the Year. (General fiction).
"Robinson's beautiful new novel, a companion piece to her Pulitzer Prize-winning GILEAD, is an elegant variation on the parable of the prodigal son's return." (starred review)
Publishers Weekly, 06/30/2008
"HOME begins simply, eschewing obvious verbal fineness, and slowly grows in luxury--its last fifty pages are magnificently moving."
James Wood, New Yorker, 09/08/2008