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The bean trees: Taylor Greer Series, Book 1
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[United States] : Harper Collins Publishers, 2009.
Content Description:
1 online resource
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 13
Lexile measure:
900L
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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 Poisonwood 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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780061809699 (electronic bk.), 0061809691 (electronic bk.)
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.6, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
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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 Poisonwood 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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Kingsolver, B. (2009). The bean trees: Taylor Greer Series, Book 1. [United States]: Harper Collins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kingsolver, Barbara. 2009. The Bean Trees: Taylor Greer Series, Book 1. [United States]: Harper Collins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kingsolver, Barbara, The Bean Trees: Taylor Greer Series, Book 1. [United States]: Harper Collins Publishers, 2009.

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Kingsolver, Barbara. The Bean Trees: Taylor Greer Series, Book 1. [United States]: Harper Collins Publishers, 2009. Web.

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