Continuing the story begun in "The Bean Trees", this novel features the characters Taylor and Turtle as they witness an event whose repercussions will change their lives forever. By the author of "Animal Dreams" and "Homeland".
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When six-year-old Turtle Greer witnesses a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, her insistence on what she has seen and her mother's belief in her lead to a man's dramatic rescue. But Turtle's moment of celebrity draws her into a conflict of historic proportions. The crisis quickly envelops not only Turtle and her mother, Taylor, but everyone else who touches their lives in a complex web connecting their future with their past.
Pigs in Heaven travels the roads from rural Kentucky and the urban Southwest to Heaven, Oklahoma, and the Cherokee Nation as it draws the reader into a world of heartbreak and redeeming love, testing the boundaries of family and the many separate truths about the ties that bind.About the Author:
Barbara Kingsolver's thirteen books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction include the novels The Bean Trees and the international bestseller The Poisonwood Bible which, amongst other accolades, won the 2005 Penguin/Orange Reading Group Book of the Year award. Her most recent novel is The Lacuna.
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Book Description Faber & Faber, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0571171788
Book Description Faber and Faber, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 352 pages. 7.80x5.00x0.91 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0571171788