The Bean Trees
A NovelBook - 1998
Barbara Kingsolver's 1988 debut novel is a classic workof American fiction. Now a standard in college literature classes across thenation, and a book that appears in translation across the globe, The BeanTrees is not only a literary masterpiece but a popular triumph--anarrative that readers worldwide have taken into their hearts. The Los Angeles Times calls The Bean Trees "the work of a visionary. . . . It leaves you open-mouthed and smiling."
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 1998, c1988.
Characteristics: 261 p. ;,22 cm.
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Saddness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer
"You from out of town?" he asked after a while, eyeing my car. "No," I said. "I go to Kentucky every year to get my license plate."