Biography. Marilynne Robinson was born Marilynne Summers in 1943 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Her father was a timber harvester. She was an undergraduate at Pembroke College (part of Brown University), taking a B.A. in American literature, and took a Ph. D. on Shakespeare from the University of Washington.
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