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The Bean Trees by  Barbara KINGSOLVER - First Edition - 1988 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 304243)

The Bean Trees

The Bean Trees by  Barbara KINGSOLVER - First Edition - 1988 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 304243)

The Bean Trees

by KINGSOLVER, Barbara

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine/Fine
ISBN 10
0060158638
ISBN 13
9780060158637
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New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1988. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn.

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
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
304243
Title
The Bean Trees
Author
KINGSOLVER, Barbara
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060158638
ISBN 13
9780060158637
Publisher
Harper & Row Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1988

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

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