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The Bean Trees

Kingsolver, Barbara

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ISBN 10: 0060158638 / ISBN 13: 9780060158637
Published by Harper & Row, New York, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Cloth-backed paper over boards; dust jacket; 8vo; pp. 232. Book is fine, in lightly rubbed and dust-soiled dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # JC9630

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Title: The Bean Trees

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: First Edition.

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"A warmhearted and highly entertaining first novel in which a poor but plucky Kentucky girl . . . arrives at surprising new meanings for love, friendship, and family."-- "Kirkus Reviews"

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Clear-eyed and spirited, Taylor Greer grew up poor in rural Kentucky with the goals of avoiding pregnancy and getting away. But when she heads west with high hopes and a barely functional car, she meets the human condition head-on. By the time Taylor arrives in Tucson, Arizona, she has acquired a completely unexpected child, a three-year-old American Indian girl named Turtle, and must somehow come to terms with both motherhood and the necessity for putting down roots. Hers is a story about love and friendship, abandonment and belonging, and the discovery of surprising resources in apparently empty places.

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