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HOMELAND and Other Stories by  Barbara Kingsolver - First Edition - 1989 - from Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. and Biblio.co.uk

HOMELAND and Other Stories

by Kingsolver, Barbara

Condition: Fine/Fine


New York: Harper & Row, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Fine. Octavo. Author's Second Book. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 244 pp.


With the same wit and sensitivity that have come to characterize her highly praised and beloved novels Animal Dreams and The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver gives us a rich and emotionally resonant collection of twelve stories. Spreading her memorable characters over landscapes ranging from northern-California to the hills of eastern Kentucky and the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, Kingsolver tells stories of hope, momentary joy, and powerful endurance. In every setting, Kingsolver's distinctive voice -- at times comic, but often heartrending -- rings true as she explores the twin themes of family ties and the life choices one must ultimately make alone. Homeland and Other Stories creates a world of love and possibility that readers will want to take as their own.




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