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ISBN: 0747270775 / ISBN-13: 9780747270775

The Secret Life of Bees

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  • The Secret Life of Bees (Headline Review) – Hardcover (2002)
    by Sue Monk Kidd

    The Secret Life of Bees

    Hardcover, Headline Review
    2002
    English
    384 pages

    ISBN: 0747270775
    ISBN-13: 9780747270775

    Lily has grown up believing she accidentally killed her mother when she was four. She not only has her own memory of holding the gun, but her father's account of the event. Now fourteen, she yearns for her mother, and for forgiveness. Living on a peach farm in South Carolina with her father, she has only one friend: Rosaleen, a black servant whose sharp exterior hides a tender heart. South Carolina in the sixties is a place where segregation is still considered a cause worth fighting for. When racial tension explodes one ... Show more

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Reviews of The Secret Life of Bees

Overall customer rating: 4.408
Malcolm J

Secret life of Bees

by Malcolm J on Nov 8, 2012

Great story, very well written. Loved it, and sorry when I reached the end. Would take this book with me if I was stranded on a desert island. More

Reinhold K
by Reinhold K on Feb 2, 2012

Still have not received this book ordered it over a month ago have contacted the company that was supposedly shipping it but they have never re-contacted us. We have emailed them and asked them to resend the book or at least call us and talk to us and we have gotten nothing from them. To say the ... More

helper

Nothing like the flick

by helper on Dec 3, 2011

Sprinkled throughout this novel just when I am feeling that I am following a child's foolish fantasy is Sue Monk Kidd's description of scent and the memory it evokes for Lily. For example, upon recognizing her mother's scent on a fifth-grade teacher, who tells her it is Ponds Cold Cream, Lily is ... More

ModelAEraLady

Secret Life of Bees

by ModelAEraLady on Jul 14, 2011

Arrived in good condition and on time. This was an excellent read. Good depiction of life in the South. More

Peter C

hmm

by Peter C on Oct 21, 2010

Interesting coming of age story about life and real attitudes. Not PC or fake presentation. More

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