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Homeland and Other Stories

Kingsolver, Barbara

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ISBN 10: 0060161124 / ISBN 13: 9780060161125
Published by Harper & Row, New York, 1989
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A beautiful copy. Text is tight and clean. Unread. Publisher's review slip laid in, uncommon thus. Not PC. No PONs. No marks. No RM. Very nice copy. This is a very nice copy for the price. Compare and see. Accurate descriptions/Quality Books. Bookseller Inventory # 2031

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Title: Homeland and Other Stories

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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With the same wit and sensitivity that have come to characterize her highly praised and beloved novels Animal Dreams and The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver gives us a rich and emotionally resonant collection of twelve stories. Spreading her memorable characters over landscapes ranging from northern-California to the hills of eastern Kentucky and the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, Kingsolver tells stories of hope, momentary joy, and powerful endurance. In every setting, Kingsolver's distinctive voice -- at times comic, but often heartrending -- rings true as she explores the twin themes of family ties and the life choices one must ultimately make alone. Homeland and Other Stories creates a world of love and possibility that readers will want to take as their own.

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Barbara Kingsolver's work has been translated into more than twenty languages and has earned a devoted readership at home and abroad. She was awarded the National Humanities Medal, our country's highest honor for service through the arts. She received the 2011 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for the body of her work, and in 2010 won Britain's Orange Prize for The Lacuna. Before she made her living as a writer, Kingsolver earned degrees in biology and worked as a scientist. She now lives with her family on a farm in southern Appalachia.

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