Book :: The Bean Trees

The Bean Trees
By: Barbara Kingsolver
Pages: 336
Published: 1988
Genre(s): Adult Fiction
Literary Fiction
Young Adult
Rating: (4)


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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...

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Absolutely loved this book, very hard to put down!

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absolutely compelling!! Kingsolver is one of my favorites!

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