The Bean Trees
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The Bean Trees

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Plucky Taylor Greer grows up poor in rural Kentucky with two goals: to avoid pregnancy and to get away. She succeeds on both counts when she buys an old car and heads west. But midway across the country motherhood catches up with her when she becomes the guardian of an abandoned baby girl she calls Turtle. In Tuscon they encounter an extraordinary array of people, and with their help, Taylor builds herself and her sweet, stunned child a life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 120 x 196 x 16mm | 199.58g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Abacus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 034911417X
  • 9780349114170
  • 36,004

About Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver is the author of four novels and the short sory collection HOMELAND. She grew up in eastern Kentucky and now lives in Tucson, Arizona with her husband and daughter.show more

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An astonishing literary debut * COSMOPOLITAN * A remarkable, enjoyable book ... I'd definitely urge you to read it * New York TIMES * Compelling and very funny * DAILY TELEGRAPH *show more

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