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The Secret Life of Bees
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Penguin Publishing Group 2003
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The multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings and The Book of Longings Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed. When Lily's fierce-hearted black "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the deepest racists in town, Lily decides to spring them both free. They escape to Tiburon, South Carolina—a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sister, Lily is introduced to their mesmerizing world of bees and honey, and the Black Madonna. This is a remarkable novel about divine female power, a story that women will share and pass on to their daughters for years to come.
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Street Date:
01/28/2003
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781101010969
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Sue Monk Kidd. (2003). The Secret Life of Bees. Penguin Publishing Group.

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Sue Monk Kidd. 2003. The Secret Life of Bees. Penguin Publishing Group.

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Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees. Penguin Publishing Group, 2003.

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Sue Monk Kidd. The Secret Life of Bees. Penguin Publishing Group, 2003. Web.

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