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Barbara kingsolver's previous books include the poisonwood bible and the bean trees david wood hide caption toggle caption. The bean trees by barbara kingsolver to buy: $1599, amazoncom barbara kingsolver's first novel is a story about unexpected motherhood and follows a young woman who becomes responsible for a 3-year-old and must reevaluate everything she thought she didn't want out of life. This book can be downloaded and read in ibooks on your mac or ios device 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.
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