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Pigs in heaven : a novel

Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When a six-year-old child named Turtle is the sole witness to a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, she and her adoptive mother Taylor have a moment of celebrity that will change their lives forever. Turtle is claimed by Annawake Fourkiller, a Cherokee activist, to have been wrongly taken from the Cherokee nation. Fear of losing Turtle sends Taylor fleeing across the country with her mother Alice, pursued by Annawake.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kingsolver, Barbara.
Pigs in heaven.
New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©1993
(OCoLC)622328983
Online version:
Kingsolver, Barbara.
Pigs in heaven.
New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©1993
(OCoLC)632002087
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 0060168013 9780060168018 9780062277763 0062277766 9780060922535 0060922532 006109868X 9780061098680 0606182012 9780606182010 9780571298839 0571298834
OCLC Number: 27431722
Description: 343 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Barbara Kingsolver.

Abstract:

When a six-year-old child named Turtle is the sole witness to a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, she and her adoptive mother Taylor have a moment of celebrity that will change their lives forever. Turtle is claimed by Annawake Fourkiller, a Cherokee activist, to have been wrongly taken from the Cherokee nation. Fear of losing Turtle sends Taylor fleeing across the country with her mother Alice, pursued by Annawake. In the course of their journey, the three find love and wisdom in surprising places.

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