The Bean Trees Summary
Barbara Kingsolver

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The Bean Trees Summary

Barbara Kingsolver demonstrates that politics are personal in The Bean Trees, her novel of friend­ship and survival set in the and American South­west. The novel focuses on Taylor Greer's search for a new life as she moves from her dull Kentucky home to exotic Arizona and the lessons that she learns along the way. Taylor's adoption of an abused Cherokee toddler, her friendship with a pair of Guatemalan refugees, and...

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