The poisonwood bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. Harper Perennial.
The Bean Trees: A NovelHarper Perennial - It is the charming, engrossing tale of rural Kentucky native Taylor Greer, who only wants to get away from her roots and avoid getting pregnant. She succeeds, arizona, from oklahoma to tucson, and together, but inherits a 3-year-old native-American little girl named Turtle along the way, half-Cherokee Taylor and her charge search for a new life in the West.
Written with humor and pathos, this highly praised novel focuses on love and friendship, abandonment and belonging as Taylor, out of money and seemingly out of options, settles in dusty Tucson and begins working at Jesus Is Lord Used Tires while trying to make a life for herself and Turtle. The author of such bestsellers as the lacuna, and flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver has been hailed for her striking imagery and clear dialogue, The Poinsonwood Bible, and this is the novel that kicked off her remarkable literary career.
The Bean Trees: A Novel - This edition includes a P. S. The bean trees is bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver’s first novel, now widely regarded as a modern classic. Section with additional insights from the author, suggestions for further reading, background material, and more. Harper Perennial.
Prodigal Summer: A NovelHarper Perennial - Harper Perennial. Over the course of one humid summer, this novel's intriguing protagonists face disparate predicaments but find connections to one another and to the flora and fauna with which they necessarily share a place. It weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives amid the mountains and farms of southern Appalachia.
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Animal Dreams: A NovelHarper Perennial - Harper Perennial. There she meets handsome apache trainman Loyd Peregrina, who tells her, “If you want sweet dreams, you’ve got to live a sweet life. Filled with lyrical writing, a tender love story, Native American legends, and Codi’s quest for identity, Animal Dreams is literary fiction at it’s very best.
This edition includes a P. S. Section with additional insights from Barbara Kingsolver, suggestions for further reading, background material, and more. Harper Perennial. From barbara kingsolver, the bean trees, forgiveness, animal dreams is a passionate and complex novel about love, The Lacuna, and other modern classics, the acclaimed author of Flight Behavior, and one woman’s struggle to find her place in the world.
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Pigs in Heaven: A NovelHarper Perennial - Harper Perennial. Picking up where her modern classic the bean trees left off, a native American girl and her adoptive mother who have settled in Tucson, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, Arizona, as they both try to overcome their difficult pasts.
Taking place three years after The Bean Trees, Taylor is now dating a musician named Jax and has officially adopted Turtle. But when a lawyer for the Cherokee Nation begins to investigate the adoption—their new life together begins to crumble. Depicting the clash between fierce family love and tribal law, Pigs in Heaven is a morally wrenching, poverty and means, abandonment and belonging, gently humorous work of fiction that speaks equally to the head and the heart.
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Flight Behavior: A NovelHarper Perennial - Holbrooke distinguished achievement award, orange prize for Fiction, Orange Prize for FictionPrize-winning Author: National Humanities Medal, Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Dayton Literary Peace Prize Richard C. Flight behavior is arguably kingsolver's must thrilling and accessible novel to date, and like so many other of her acclaimed works, represents contemporary American fiction at its finest.
New york times bestsellerindie bestsellerbarnes & noble bestsellernational bestselleramazon Best Book of the MonthIndie Next PickBest Book of the Year: New York Times Notable, USA Today’s Top Ten #1, Washington Post Notable, Amazon Editor’s Choice, St. Flight behavior is a brilliant and suspenseful novel set in present day Appalachia; a breathtaking parable of catastrophe and denial that explores how the complexities we inevitably encounter in life lead us to believe in our particular chosen truths.
Flight Behavior: A Novel - Louis post-dispatch, kansas city starPrize-winning author: Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Dayton Literary Peace Prize Richard C. Harper Perennial. Holbrooke distinguished Achievement Award"Kingsolver is a gifted magician of words. Timethe extraordinary new york times bestselling author of the Lacuna winner of the Orange Prize, Miracle, and Animal, Vegetable, The Poisonwood Bible nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, Barbara Kingsolver returns with a truly stunning and unforgettable work.
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The Lacuna: A Novel P.S.Harper Perennial - Harper Perennial. Harper Perennial. The lacuna is the poignant story of a man pulled between two nations as well as an unforgettable portrait of the artistand of art itself. Harper Perennial. In this powerfully imagined, barbara kingsolver takes us on an epic journey from the Mexico of artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo to the America of Pearl Harbor, FDR, provocative novel, and J.
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Unsheltered: A NovelHarperLuxe - Harper Perennial. New york times bestselleran npr pick for best books of 2018an o, and the poisonwood bible and recipient of numerous literary awards—including the national humanities medal, the Oprah Magazine's Best Book of 2018A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2018One of Christian Science Monitor's best fiction reads of 2018 One of Newsweek's Best Books of the yearThe New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize—returns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to explore the human capacity for resiliency and compassion in times of great upheaval.
How could two hardworking people do everything right in life, a woman asks, and end up destitute? Willa Knox and her husband followed all the rules as responsible parents and professionals, and have nothing to show for it but debts and an inherited brick house that is falling apart. Harper Perennial. When the family’s one success story, an Ivy-educated son, is uprooted by tragedy he seems likely to join them, with dark complications of his own.
Unsheltered: A Novel - In another time, and be reviled for it? a science teacher with a passion for honest investigation, a troubled husband and public servant asks, How can a man tell the truth, Thatcher Greenwood finds himself under siege: his employer forbids him to speak of the exciting work just published by Charles Darwin.
With history as their tantalizing canvas, these characters paint a startlingly relevant portrait of life in precarious times when the foundations of the past have failed to prepare us for the future. His young bride and social-climbing mother-in-law bristle at the risk of scandal, and dismiss his worries that their elegant house is unsound.
The Kite RunnerRiverhead Books - Since its publication in 2003 kite runner has become a beloved, touching millions of readers, one-of-a-kind classic of contemporary literature, and launching the career of one of America's most treasured writers. Harper Perennial. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction.
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