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									Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
Equally at home with poetry, novels, and nonfiction narratives, Barbara Kingsolver credits her careers in scientific writing and journalism with instilling in her a love of nature, a writer's discipline, and a strong sense of social justice.

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Fact File

Name:
Barbara Kingsolver
Date of Birth:
April 8, 1955
Place of Birth:
Annapolis, Maryland
Education:
B.A., DePauw University, 1977; M.S., University of Arizona, 1981
Awards:
American Library Association Award, 1988

*  Barbara Kingsolver's official web site




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Published Novels

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								Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, Author: 
								Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Camille  Kingsolver, Steven L.  Hopp.

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
by Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, Steven L. Hopp
From our editors: "Novelist Barbara Kingsolver once wrote, 'If we can't, as artists, improve on real life, we should put down our pencils and go bake bread.' In Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, she manages to do both, applying her literary skills to a new food environment."
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								Pigs in Heaven, Author: 
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*  The Bean Trees (1988)
*  Animal Dreams (1990)
*  Pigs in Heaven (1993)
*  The Poisonwood Bible (1999)
*  Prodigal Summer (2000)
*  Last Stand: America's Virgin Lands (2002)
*  Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (2007)

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The Best Book to Read First

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								The Bean Trees, Author: 
								Barbara Kingsolver.

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The Bean Trees
by Barbara Kingsolver
Kingsolver's first novel was awarded the American Library Association Award in 1988. Said Ms. magazine on the debut: "A major new talent. From the very first page, Kingsolver's characters tug at the heart and soul."

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The Oprah Pick

Recommended by Lisa Scottoline

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								The Poisonwood Bible, Author: 
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The Poisonwood Bible
by Barbara Kingsolver
The saga of a rural Georgia family wrestling with inner demons while on a Baptist mission to the Belgian Congo, Kingsolver's fourth novel is her most powerful and ambitious. Oprah made it a selection for her book club in 2000, saying, "It just open[s] you in a way that you never expected."

*Barbara Kingsolver's the Poisonwood Bible: A Reader's Guide (Continuum Contemporaries)  by Linda Wagner-Martin
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								Animal Dreams, Author: 
								Barbara Kingsolver.

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Animal Dreams
by Barbara Kingsolver
Courting Trouble author Scottoline puts Kingsolver's Animal Dreams in her top ten favorites. "Perfect-pitch characterization, a love story that rings true, and one of the best titles of all time," she says.

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