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The Bean Trees by  Barbara Kingsolver - 1st - [1988] - from James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.) (SKU: 9000640)

The Bean Trees

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The Bean Trees

by Kingsolver, Barbara

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
Fine/fine
ISBN 10
0060158638
ISBN 13
9780060158637
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New York: Harper & Row, [1988]. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Author's first book. Bound in the publisher's original quarter white cloth and brown boards with the spine stamped in brown. Dust jacket.

Synopsis

The Bean Trees , first published in 1988, is the first book written by Barbara Kingsolver and was followed by a sequel, Pigs in Heaven . Taylor Greer hightails it out of Kentucky as soon as she gets a car, refusing to be just another small-town girl.  She soon finds herself in Oklahoma near Cherokee territory, and in a parking lot, a desperate and frightened woman hands Taylor a Cherokee toddler and leaves. Taylor and the child, named Turtle, keep moving out west and try to find somewhere to put down roots and grow. British Fantasy Award (1988)

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Bookseller
James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
9000640
Title
The Bean Trees
Author
Kingsolver, Barbara
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060158638
ISBN 13
9780060158637
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
[1988]
Keywords
U FICTION Author's first book; Fiction; American Literature

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spine
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