An American novelist and essayist, she actually is known for such works as Housekeeping, Gilead, and Real estate (all posted between 1980 and 2008). She received the Pulitzer Reward for Fiction in 2005. She analyzed at Pembroke University, Brown University or college, and the University or college of Washington. She received the Hemingway Basis/PEN Award as well as the Country wide Book Critics Group Honor for Fiction. She was created Marilynne Summers in Sandpoint, Idaho. She grew up inside a Presbyterian family members, and she later on became a member of the Congregationalist chapel. She received the Hemingway Basis/PEN Honor, an honor called after Ernest Hemingway.