The Fifth Gospel is that rare story: erudite and a page-turner, literary but compulsively readable. It will change the way you look at organized religion, humanity, and perhaps yourself.â€ť â€”David Baldacci
Shawn Danielsâ€™s father is the town drunk. Shawn and his brother Willie are in charge of everything around the ramshackle place they call home -- but they find adventure. A Boomer's coming-of-age saga.
Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time, returns to the town of Gilead in an unforgettable story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe, and wonder.