The Bean Trees
A NovelBook - 1998
Young, bright Taylor Greer leaves her poverty-stricken life in Kentucky and heads west, picking up an abandoned Native American baby girl whom she names Turtle and finds a new home in Tucson with Mattie, an old woman who takes in Central American refugees.
Publisher: New York : HarperPaperbacks, 1998, ©1988
Branch Call Number: KINGSOLVER
Characteristics: 323 pages ; 18 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."