Pigs in Heaven

Pigs in Heaven : A Novel

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A phenomenal bestseller and winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award for fiction, "Pigs in Heaven" continues the story of Taylor and Turtle, first introduced in "The Bean Trees".
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Product details

  • Paperback | 343 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • New York, NY, Australia
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0060922532
  • 9780060922535
  • 871,200

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"Possessed of an extravagantly gifted narrative voice, Kingsolver blends a fierce and abiding moral vision with benevolent concise humor. Her medicine is meant for the head, the heart and the soul.""--New York Times Book Review""A novel full of miracles.""--Newsweek""Full of wit, compassion, and intelligence." "--People""There is no one quite like Barbara Kingsolver in contemporary literature. Her dialogue sparkles with sassy wit and the earthy poetry of ordinary folks' talk; her descriptions have a magical lyricism rooted in daily life but also on familiar terms with the eternal." "--Washington Post Book World""Kingsolver makes you care about her characters to the point of tears; she is bitingly funny--and she writes like a dream.""--San Francisco Chronicle""Breathtaking...unforgettable....This profound, funny, bighearted novel, in which people actually find love and kinship in surprising places, is also heavenly....A rare feat and a triumph.""--Cosmopolitan""That rare combination of a dynamic story told in dramatic language, combined with issues that are serious, debatable and painful...[it's] about the human heart in all its shapes and ramifications.""--Los Angeles Times Book Review""A crackerjack storyteller...Kingsolver has a way with miracles. One is the way she opens her plot to them. The other is the way she makes us believe.""--Newsweek""Immensely readable, warmhearted...brim[ming] with down-home wisdom and endearing characters.""--Boston Globe"
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48,165 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
5 29% (13,773)
4 44% (21,392)
3 23% (11,092)
2 3% (1,605)
1 1% (303)
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