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Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: Clear-eyed and spirited, Taylor Greer grew up poor in rural Kentucky with the goals of avoiding pregnancy and getting away. But when she heads west with high hopes and a barely functional car, she meets the human condition head-on. By the time Taylor arrives in Tucson, Arizona, she has acquired a completely unexpected child, a three-year-old American Indian girl named Turtle, and must somehow...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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Kingsolver, Barbara

66 holds on 19 copies

Summary: How could two hardworking people do everything right in life, a woman asks, and end up destitute? Willa Knox and her husband followed all the rules as responsible parents and professionals, and have nothing to show for it but debts and an inherited brick house that is falling apart. The magazine where Willa worked has folded; the college where her husband had tenure has closed. Their dubious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Kingsolver, Barbara.

9 holds on 4 copies

Summary: The story of two families, in two centuries, who live at the corner of Sixth and Plum, as they navigate the challenges of surviving a world in the throes of major cultural shifts. In this mesmerizing story told in alternating chapters, Willa and Thatcher come to realize that though the future is uncertain, even unnerving, shelter can be found in the bonds of kindred, whether family or friends,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2018

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Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it -- from garden seeds to Scripture -- is calamitously transformed on African soil. What follows is a suspenseful epic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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Kingsolver, Barbara

5 holds on 3 copies

Summary: How could two hardworking people do everything right in life, a woman asks, and end up destitute? Willa Knox and her husband followed all the rules as responsible parents and professionals, and have nothing to show for it but debts and an inherited brick house that is falling apart. The magazine where Willa worked has folded; the college where her husband had tenure has closed. Their dubious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: Tired of living on a failing farm and suffering oppressive poverty, bored housewife Dellarobia Turnbow, on the way to meet a potential lover, is detoured by a miraculous event on the Appalachian mountainside that ignites a media and religious firestorm that changes her life forever.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN 1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: Flight Behavior transfixes from its opening scene, when a young woman's narrow experience of life is thrown wide with the force of a raging fire. In the lyrical language of her native Appalachia, Barbara Kingsolver bares the rich, tarnished humanity of her novel's inhabitants and unearths the modern complexities of rural existence. Characters and reader alike are quickly carried beyond...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2012

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Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: Wildlife biologist Deanna is caught off guard by an intrusive young hunter, while bookish city wife Lusa finds herself facing a difficult identity choice, and elderly neighbors find attraction at the height of a long-standing feud.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN