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The Bean Trees

Kingsolver, Barbara

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ISBN 10: 1853810371 / ISBN 13: 9781853810374
Published by Virago, London, 1989
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A Very Good copy in a Fine dust jacket. Tanning at the outer edges of the text block, else tight and clean. Signed by the author at the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 028742

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Title: The Bean Trees

Publisher: Virago, London

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First British 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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