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Animal Dreams

by Kingsolver, Barbara

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: HarperCollins, 2005. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. 2005 reissue of first Harper Perennial published 1991. Bright and clean cover with photograph by David Muench; slight wear to cover edges. Sound and tight binding, square. Pages very clean and unmarked. Codi Noline is at the end of her rope when she comes back to Grace, Arizona, to confront her past and her ailing, distant father. She finds a town threatened by a silent environmental catastrophe , some clues to her own identity, and a man whose view of the world could change the course of her life. A rich and compassionate book, filled with political and personal horrors and the hope and magic of everyday life. Kingsolver examines the nature of evil and innocence, and the way mythology can affect a people, a culture, a family, as well as a woman is search of her past and her future. Author of the Bean Trees and Poisonwood Bible, among other. 352 pages. 5.25 x 8 inches. HarperCollins, USA, 2005.

Animal Dreams is a 1990 novel by Barbara Kingsolver. A woman named Cosima "Codi" Noline returns to her hometown of Grace, Arizona to help her aging father, who is slowly losing his struggle with Alzheimer's. She then takes a biology teacher position at the local high school and lives with her old high school friend, Emelina. Animal Dreams features Kingsolver's trademark - alternating perspectives throughout the novel.




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