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The bean trees a novel by Barbara Kingsolver

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Automobile travel -- Fiction.,
  • Indian children -- Fiction.,
  • Women travelers -- Fiction.,
  • Young women -- Fiction.,
  • Friendship -- Fiction.,
  • Orphans -- Fiction.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Barbara Kingsolver.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.I496 B44 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2408335M
ISBN 100060158638
LC Control Number87045633

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