The Bean Trees
A NovelPaperback - 1989
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Sometimes you find your best friend in unlikely places. After moving from her home in Kentucky, Taylor finds herself in Arizona living with a neurotic young mother and her baby who soon become her family.
lbarkema Nov 02, 2015
This was a sweet story, no doubt. But there wasn't as much substance to it as I was hoping there would be after reading The Poisonwood Bible. I know this was her first novel as opposed to when she had developed her craft more in Poisonwood, but I guess I expected more. Also despite it being a sho... Read More »
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Saddness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer
"You from out of town?" he asked after a while, eyeing my car. "No," I said. "I go to Kentucky every year to get my license plate."