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The Bean Trees: A Novel [Signed] by  Barbara KINGSOLVER - Signed First Edition - 1988 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books (SKU: 23214)

The Bean Trees: A Novel [Signed]

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The Bean Trees: A Novel [Signed]

by KINGSOLVER, Barbara

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New York: Harper & Row, 1988. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; brown paper over beige cloth, with titles stamped in dark brown on spine; dustjacket; 232pp. Signed by Kingsolver on the half-title page. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced $16.95). An attractive copy of the author's well-received first novel.

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
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
23214
Title
The Bean Trees: A Novel [Signed]
Author
KINGSOLVER, Barbara
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1988
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Fiction;

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