Pigs in Heaven

Barbara Kingsolver
AUD $19.99
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When six-year-old Turtle Greer witnesses a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, her insistence on what she has seen, and her mother's belief in her, lead to a man's dramatic rescue.

But Turtle's moment of celebrity draws her into a conflict of historic proportions. The crisis quickly envelops not only Turtle and her mother, Taylor, but everyone else who touches their lives in a complex web connecting their future with their past.

Pigs in Heaven travels the roads from rural Kentucky and the urban Southwest to Heaven, Oklahoma, and the Cherokee Nation, testing the boundaries of family and the many separate truths about the ties that bind. It is a spellbinding novel of heartbreak and love.

Author bio:

Barbara Kingsolver's thirteen books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction include the novels The Bean Trees and the international bestseller The Poisonwood Bible which, amongst other accolades, won the 2005 Penguin/Orange Reading Group Book of the Year award. Her most recent novel is Flight Behaviour.

Category: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9780571298839
Edition No: 4
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: July 2013
Page Extent: 352
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Literary fiction

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