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Author: Sue Monk Kidd
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2002.
Series: Thorndike Press large print women's fiction series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand in mother for Lilly. Rosaleen insults some of the biggest racists in their town. Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town Lily believes that her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm. She finds solace in their mesmerizing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Bildungsromans
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Monk Kidd
ISBN: 0786243066 9780786243068
OCLC Number: 49576565
Awards: Winner of Book Sense Book of the Year Award (Paperback) 2004
Description: 464 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print women's fiction series.
Responsibility: Sue Monk Kidd.

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Now in paperback comes the intoxicating debut novel of "one motherless daughter's discover of . . . the strange and wondrous places we find love" ("The Washington Post"). A bestseller in hardcover,  Read more...

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"A moving first novel...Lily is an authentic and winning character and her story is compellingly told. The bees presage her journey toward self-acceptance, faith and freedom that is at the heart of Read more...

 
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