Prodigal Summer: Deluxe Modern Classic

Prodigal Summer: Deluxe Modern Classic

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by Barbara Kingsolver
     
 

In her bestselling novel Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingsolver weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the forested mountains and struggling small farms of southern Appalachia.

Award-winning author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible, Kingsolver here introduces

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In her bestselling novel Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingsolver weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the forested mountains and struggling small farms of southern Appalachia.

Award-winning author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible, Kingsolver here introduces a wildlife biologist whose reclusive life in a mountain cabin is disrupted by a young hunter; a city girl-turned-farmer’s wife who must decide whether or not to fight for the land she now inhabits; and a pair of feuding, elderly neighbors who forge a bond neither of them could have predicted.

As the humid summer progresses, the characters grow closer to each other and the nature that surrounds them in this beautifully-written work that helped solidify Barbara Kingsolver’s place in the literary firmament.

This Harper Perennial Deluxe Modern Classic edition features beautiful cover artwork on uncoated stock, French flaps, and deckle-edge pages.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062274045
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/23/2013
Series:
P.S.
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
569,633
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.40(d)

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