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The bean trees

Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Bean Trees is bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver’s first novel, now widely regarded as a modern classic. It is the charming, engrossing tale of rural Kentucky native Taylor Greer, who only wants to get away from her roots and avoid getting pregnant. She succeeds, but inherits a 3-year-old native-American little girl named Turtle along the way, and together, from Oklahoma to Tucson, Arizona, half-Cherokee  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kingsolver, Barbara.
Bean trees.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1988
(OCoLC)568756387
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 0060158638 9780060158637 0060915544 [pbk] 9780060915544 [pbk] 9780060175795 0060175796 9780061097317 0061097314 9780780792876 0780792874
OCLC Number: 16900347
Description: 232 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Barbara Kingsolver.

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The Bean Trees is bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver’s first novel, now widely regarded as a modern classic. It is the charming, engrossing tale of rural Kentucky native Taylor Greer, who only wants to get away from her roots and avoid getting pregnant. She succeeds, but inherits a 3-year-old native-American little girl named Turtle along the way, and together, from Oklahoma to Tucson, Arizona, half-Cherokee Taylor and her charge search for a new life in the West. Written with humor and pathos, this highly praised novel focuses on love and friendship, abandonment and belonging as Taylor, out of money and seemingly out of options, settles in dusty Tucson and begins working at Jesus Is Lord Used Tires while trying to make a life for herself and Turtle.

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