The Bean Trees (Paperback)

By Barbara Kingsolver

Harper Perennial, 9780061765223, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 19, 2009



Barbara Kingsolver's 1988 debut novel is a classic workof American fiction. Now a standard in college literature classes across thenation, and a book that appears in translation across the globe, The BeanTrees is not only a literary masterpiece but a popular triumph--anarrative that readers worldwide have taken into their hearts. The Los Angeles Times calls The Bean Trees -the work of a visionary. . . . It leaves you open-mouthed and smiling.-