9780142001745

The Secret Life of Bees

ISBN 10: 0142001740 / 0-14-200174-0
ISBN 13: 9780142001745
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:
After her "stand-in mother," a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens, whose life has been defined by the tragic death of her mother, joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters who show them the true meaning of love and family. Reprint.

Review:
"A wonderfully written debut that rather scants its subject of loss and discovery...in favor of a feminist fable celebrating the company of women....Despite some dark moments, more honey than vinegar."

Kirkus, 10/15/2001

Review:
"[W]ell-intentioned, big-hearted, and sometimes as syrupy-sweet as the honey for which the industrious insects in the title are known. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but be warned....The good guys are flawless in this morality tale, the villains are wholly without decency....Nevertheless, despite its occasionally ham-handed symbolism, THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES can be rather touching."

Chris Bohjalian, Washington Post Book World, 01/13/2002

 

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1st New edition. 198 x 128 mm. Brand New Book. Now in paperback comes the intoxicating debut novel of one motherless daughter s discover of . . . the strange and wondrous places we find love (The Washington Post). A bestseller in hardcover, Sue Monk Kidd s ravishing work is set in South Carolina in 1964. A movie version is forthcoming from Fox Searchlight. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780142001745

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Book Description: Penguin USA, E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., 2003. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 5x8. Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the story of Lily Owens, whose life is shaped by the blurred memory of when her mother was killed. When Rosaleen, her black "stand-in mother" insults three of the deepest racists in town, Lily decides to escape with Rosaleen to Tiburon, South Carolina. This town holds the secret to her mother's past. Lily is introduced to the world of bees and honey by three black beekeeping sisters.303 pages plus Reader's Guide. Published @ $14.00. Bookseller Inventory # 12144

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