Campus News 2010

For Immediate Release
October 4, 2010

Schreiner Book Group to Discuss Robinson’s ‘Home’

Robinson's HomeSchreiner University’s Monday Night Fiction series will discuss “Home: A Novel” by Marilynne Robinson at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18, in the Scarle-Philips Room of the William Logan Library on the Schreiner campus. Schreiner president Dr. Tim Summerlin will lead the discussion.

Robinson’s second novel, “Gilead,” to which “Home” is a companion volume, was awarded the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. “Home” won the Orange Prize for Fiction, one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious literary awards. The novel is about the return of a prodigal son, Jack Broughton, who returns home when his father is dying. His story is told through his sister, who is nursing their father.
Monday Night Fiction is sponsored by Schreiner’s Center for Innovative Learning. For more information about this or any other Schreiner University humanities event, contact Martha York at the Center for Innovative Learning, (830) 792-7352.

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