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Small wonder

Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 22 wonderfully articulate essays, Kingsolver raises her voice in praise of nature, family, literature, and the joys of everyday life while examining the genesis of war, violence and poverty in the world. Illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 0060504072 9780060504076
OCLC Number: 48944526
Description: xvi, 267 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Small wonder --
Saying grace --
Knowing our place --
The patience of a saint --
Seeing scarlet --
Setting free the crabs --
A forest's last stand --
Called out --
A fist in the eye of God --
Lily's chickens --
The one-eyed monster, and why I don't let him in --
Letter to a daughter at thirteen --
Letter to my mother --
Going to Japan --
Life is precious, or it's not --
Flying --
Household words --
What good is a story? --
Marking a passage --
Taming the beast with two backs --
Stealing apples --
And our flag was still there --
God's wife's measuring spoons.
Responsibility: Barbara Kingsolver ; illustrations by Paul Mirocha.
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In 22 wonderfully articulate essays, Kingsolver raises her voice in praise of nature, family, literature, and the joys of everyday life while examining the genesis of war, violence and poverty in the world. Illustrations.

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