The bean trees: a novel

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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.

The author of such bestsellers as The Lacuna, The Poinsonwood Bible, and Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver has been hailed for her striking imagery and clear dialogue, and this is the novel that kicked off her remarkable literary career.

This edition includes a P.S. section with additional insights from the author, background material, suggestions for further reading, and more.

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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.

The author of such bestsellers as The Lacuna, The Poinsonwood Bible, and Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver has been hailed for her striking imagery and clear dialogue, and this is the novel that kicked off her remarkable literary career.

This edition includes a P.S. section with additional insights from the author, background material, suggestions for further reading, and more.

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Automobile travel -- Fiction
Bildungsromans
Compact discs
Friendship -- Fiction
Humorous fiction
Indian children -- Fiction
Indian children -- North America -- Fiction
Orphans -- Fiction
Women travelers -- Fiction
Young women -- Fiction
Young women -- Travel -- West (U.S.) -- Fiction
title_displayThe bean trees : a novel
title_fullThe Bean Trees
The bean trees : a novel / Barbara Kingsolver
The bean trees : a novel / by Barbara Kingsolver
The bean trees [electronic resource] / Barbara Kingsolver
The bean trees [sound recording] / Barbara Kingsolver
title_shortThe bean trees
title_suba novel
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Fiction
Friendship
Indian children
Literature
Orphans
Travel
Women travelers
Young women