Traveling with Pomegranates

A Mother-Daughter Story

By Sue Monk Kidd; Ann Kidd Taylor
(Penguin Audio, Compact Disc, 9780143144953)

Publication Date: September 8, 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the September 2009 Indie Next List
“This account from Sue Monk Kidd and her daughter, Ann, of their travels together in Greece and France has something for almost everyone: travel, mother/daughter relationships, growing older, and writing. And for those who just love her prose, this is Sue at her best.”
-- Judy Dimock, Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ


Unabridged CDs ? 7 CDs, 8 hours

A unique and profound spiritual memoir by the author of The Secret Life of Bees and her daughter.

About the Author

SUE MONK KIDD is the author of the novels, The Secret Life of Bees and The Mermaid Chair, and the memoirs, The Dance of the Dissident Daughter, When the Heart Waits, and Firstlight, a collection of early writings. The Secret Life of Bees has spent more than 125 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and was adapted into an award-winning movie. The Mermaid Chair, a #1 New York Times bestseller, was adapted into a television movie. Each of her novels has been translated into more than 24 languages. The recipient of numerous literary awards, Sue lives in South Carolina with her husband.

Ann Kidd Taylor is a graduate of Columbia College in South Carolina. She has published articles and essays in Skirt! magazine in Charleston, SC, where she worked for two years after college as an editorial assistant. She left to pursue a career in writing, working on a book about her travels, which evolved into Traveling with Pomegranates, a memoir she co-authored with her mother Sue Monk Kidd. It is her first book. Ann lives near Charleston with her husband and son.

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From Charleston City Paper, Charleston, South Carolina

A Mother-Daughter Story: A reflection on trips to Greece and France, Pomegranates goes back 11 years, when Sue Monk Kidd, then 50, was contemplating trying fiction for the first time, the seed for her blockbuster novel The Secret Life of Bees starting to germinate. Ann Kidd Taylor had just graduated college, suffering from depression with no clear picture for her life.

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