Homeland and other stories

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From the acclaimed author of The Bean Trees, here are 12 wonderful stories rich in themes of family ties and life choices.
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9780060161125

9781568497242
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New York Times bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver delivers a collection of 12 original tales in Homeland and Other Stories that are every bit as emotionally resonant, humorous, and heartfelt as her much-beloved novels.

In settings ranging from eastern Kentucky to northern California and the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, Barbara Kingsolver uses her distinctive voice and vast knowledge of human nature to address some of her favorite themes: the importance of personal and cultural heritage; how the past effects the present and the enduring power of love. Kingsolver's characters, many single mothers, struggle to make sense of their lives and find meaning in a difficult world.

Praised for her memorable characters and poetic prose, Kingsolver again proves why she is a literary force to be reckoned with.

This edition includes a P.S. section with additional insights from the author, background material, suggestions for further reading, and more.

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subject_facet Cultural Heritage -- FICTION, Electronic books, Large type books, Literary -- FICTION, Manners and customs -- Fiction, Saint Lucia -- Fiction, Short Stories (single author) -- FICTION, United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction
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