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Plucky Taylor Greer grows up poor in rural Kentucky with two goals: to avoid pregnancy and to get away. She succeeds on both counts when she buys an ...Show synopsisPlucky Taylor Greer grows up poor in rural Kentucky with two goals: to avoid pregnancy and to get away. She succeeds on both counts when she buys an old car and heads west. But midway across the country motherhood catches up with her when she becomes the guardian of an abandoned baby girl she calls Turtle. In Tuscon they encounter an extraordinary array of people, and with their help, Taylor builds herself and her sweet, stunned child a life.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. Shelf wear to front and back covers, rubbing around spine...Fair. Shelf wear to front and back covers, rubbing around spine, . Book is well read but remains a good reading copy with all of the pages and binding intact. The spine has bends and the cover has wear from reading including rubbing and bends. May have writing o.
Description:Very Good. This is a story of a girl from a poor KY background...Very Good. This is a story of a girl from a poor KY background who leaves for a better life but before she arrives in AZ she has became a mother to an abandoned Indian child, it is a story of love, life, and an indomitable will. The books cond. is normal for reading and shelf wear not mint but a nice 1st edition copy.
Description:Fair in Fair dust jacket. Ex-library copy. Covers rubbed...Fair in Fair dust jacket. Ex-library copy. Covers rubbed through at lower edges, spine lean. Usual marks to endpapers etc, else interior clean. Dustjacket little edgeworn, barcode sticker on rear panel, not price-clipped. A good reading copy. Ex-Library. 8vo.
Description:New. No dust jacket as issued. 232 p. A warmhearted and highly...New. No dust jacket as issued. 232 p. A warmhearted and highly entertaining first novel in which a poor but plucky Kentucky girl...arrives at surprising new meanings for love, friendship, and family. Orders are processed 7 days a week. We value your satisfaction and our feedback, Thanks. == 255 ==
Description:Good in Good jacket. First Printing with correct number line to...Good in Good jacket. First Printing with correct number line to 1. Ex-library copy with dustjacket. Hardcovers in nice condition, spine lean. Usual markings to endpapers etc., else interior clean, binding tight. Dustjacket has normal labels and stickers, in mylar cover that is glued to endpapers.
Description:Fine. No Jacket. 232 pages. Second Printing. Some very minor...Fine. No Jacket. 232 pages. Second Printing. Some very minor paint flecks to top page edges, else fine, lacking the dustjacket.
Description:New York: Harper & Row, 1989. First paperback edition. 232 pp....New York: Harper & Row, 1989. First paperback edition. 232 pp. 8vo. Paperback. Inscribed by Author. Signed. Book Condition: Very good, with a small closed tear in foot of front joint, a crease in lower corner of rear cover, and very light rubbing to extremities. Previous owner's signature penned on front flyleaf. Fiction.
Description:Fine in very good dust jacket. UK hardback first impression....Fine in very good dust jacket. UK hardback first impression. Fine in VG unclipped jacket with a little grubbiness. Virgao 1989.
Despite being an assigned novel, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Kingsolver is a master at creating characters with interesting personalities, and her characters are what drive the plot in this book. Take for example, Turtle, a three year old child who is taken in by the main character, Taylor. Although ...
Another reason why people hate assigned reading. This was a book I had to finish and hated every moment. This is a boring book. Characters come and characters go. The lack of plot does not help the matter. I understand that this is supposed to be a character driven novel, but then the character must ...
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