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The Resource Pigs in heaven : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver

Pigs in heaven : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver

Label
Pigs in heaven : a novel
Title
Pigs in heaven
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Kingsolver
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a six-year-old child named Turtle is the sole witness to a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, she and her adoptive mother Taylor have a moment of celebrity that will change their lives forever. Turtle is claimed by Annawake Fourkiller, a Cherokee activist, to have been wrongly taken from the Cherokee nation. Fear of losing Turtle sends Taylor fleeing across the country with her mother Alice, pursued by Annawake. In the course of their journey, the three find love and wisdom in surprising places
Summary
When a six-year-old child named Turtle is the sole witness to a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, she and her adoptive mother Taylor have a moment of celebrity that will change their lives forever. Turtle is claimed by Annawake Fourkiller, a Cherokee activist, to have been wrongly taken from the Cherokee nation. Fear of losing Turtle sends Taylor fleeing across the country with her mother Alice, pursued by Annawake. In the course of their journey, the three find love and wisdom in surprising places
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1993.
  • Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Western Novel, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
038328
Cataloging source
CMI
Dewey number
Fic
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.I496
LC item number
P54 2003
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910
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Pigs in heaven : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published : HarperCollins, 1993
Control code
4233639
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
354 p.
Isbn
9780060922535
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm69647661
  • (OCoLC)69647661
Label
Pigs in heaven : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver
Publication
Note
Originally published : HarperCollins, 1993
Control code
4233639
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
354 p.
Isbn
9780060922535
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm69647661
  • (OCoLC)69647661

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