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6 edition of The Bean Trees found in the catalog.

The Bean Trees

by Barbara Kingsolver

  • 295 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West (U.S.),
  • North America,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Young women,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Fiction,
  • Women travelers,
  • Travel,
  • Literary,
  • Automobile travel,
  • Indian children

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8188783M
    ISBN 100833525182
    ISBN 109780833525185

    The The Bean Trees quotes below all refer to the symbol of Wisteria Vines (Bean Trees) and Plants. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:). "The Bean Trees" is as richly connected as a fine poem, but reads like realism. Its author is a poet, a Kentuckian who, like her main character, Taylor Greer, has transplanted herself to Tucson, and her book is a strange new combination: branchy and dense, each of its stories packed with microstories, and yet the whole as clear as air.

      Barbara Kingsolver's 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 . A first novel, The Bean Trees is an overwhelming delight, as random and unexpected as real life. The unmistakable voice of its irresistible heroine is whimsical, yet deeply insightful.

      The Bean Trees is bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver’s first novel, now widely regarded as a modern classic. It is the charming, engrossing tale of rural Kentucky native Taylor Greer, who only wants to get away from her roots and avoid getting pregnant. The Bean Trees deals with the theme of being an outsider. In what ways are various characters outsiders? What does this suggest about what it takes to be an insider? How does feeling like an outsider affect one's life? 2. How and why do the characters change, especially Lou Ann, Taylor, and Turtle? 3.


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The Bean Trees begins when Taylor (whose real name is Marietta) decides that it's time to leave Pittman, Kentucky, where she lives with her mother, and make something of herself. She buys a Volkswagen and embarks on a personal journey of self-discovery, leaving everything behind, including her name.

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It is the charming, engrossing tale of rural Kentucky native Taylor Greer, who only wants to get away from her roots and avoid getting pregnant.

She succeeds, but inherits a 3-year-old native-American little girl named Turtle along Cited by: 1. The Bean Trees uses two forms of narration, but merges them in striking and unusual ways.

The first and most easily identifiable of the novel's narrators is Taylor Greer herself. As a first- person central narrator, Taylor tells her own story throughout most of the novel.

Read the summary and our review of the book “The Bean Trees” by Barbara Kingsolver. And download The Bean Trees PDF ebook free via the download button at the end. The Bean Trees PDF Review: If you are looking for a book having a number of different things in it then go ahead and download this book.

THE BEAN TREES is a novel about a young woman, Taylor Greer, who leaves her home state of Kentucky to find a life outside of what she knew - growing up to become barefoot and pregnant.

She wanted more than that, but she did not really know what she finally arrives in Tucson and meets a woman who wants to give Taylor a 3 year old by: 1. The Bean Trees doesn't fool around when it comes to exposing and condemning gh we snarkaholic Shmoopers like to give its wholesomeness a few lighthearted digs now and then, coming to terms with The Bean Trees means accepting it as a book with a gh Taylor learns that one person alone can't cure the world of injustice and sorrow, The Bean Trees argues plainly that.

THE BEAN TREES by Barbara Kingsolver ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ma A warmhearted and highly entertaining first novel in which a poor but plucky Kentucky gift with a sharp tongue, soft heart and strong spirit sets out on a cross-country trip and arrives at surprising new meanings for love, friendship, and family—as well as overcoming the.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this fiction, contemporary story are Taylor Greer, Turtle Greer.4/5. The Bean Trees Paperback – 1 Mar. by Barbara Kingsolver (Author) › Visit Amazon's Barbara Kingsolver Page.

search results for this author. Barbara Kingsolver (Author) out of 5 stars 1, ratings. See all 41 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions /5(K). The Bean Trees takes place in rural Pittman County, Kentucky, during the s.

Its narrator, Taylor Greer, begins the story with anecdotes concerning her childhood and later her teenage years. As a child, she remembers watching a tractor tire blow up and send Newt Hardbine's father flying over the top of the Standard Oil sign, and has always been afraid of tires.

About The Bean Trees. Two of the greatest influences in The Bean Trees are the Cherokee Trail of Tears, the geographical trek that the Cherokee Nation was forced to travel when it was moved to the Oklahoma territory from the southeastern United States, and the Sanctuary movement, designed to help Central Americans flee oppressive governmental regimes and relocate — usually secretly and.

The Bean Trees. Barbara Kingsolver's, The Bean Trees, is a novel about a young woman, Taylor Greer, who is ready to make her mark on the world when a Native American woman abandons a child with. Available for the first time in mass-market, this edition of Barbara Kingsolver's bestselling novel, The Bean Trees, will be in stores everywhere in September.

With two different but equally handsome covers, this book is a fine addition to your Kingsolver library.4/5(). The Bean Trees () About book: "But nothing on this earth is guaranteed, when you get right down to it, you know?

I've been thinking about that. About how your kids aren't really YOURS, they're just these people that you try to keep an eye on, and hope you'll all grow up /5(2).The Bean Trees, published by HarperCollins inand reissued in a special ten-year anniversary hardcover edition inwas enthusiastically received by critics.

But, perhaps more important to Kingsolver, the novel was read with delight and, even, passion by ordinary readers.5/5(4).The Bean Trees | The Bean Trees is a book readers have taken to their hearts. It is now a standard in college literature classes across the nation and has been translated for a readership stretching from Japan to Romania.

When it was first published, however, its author was unknown.