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[SR: 3515399], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780786243068], Large Print, Thorndike Pr, Thorndike Pr, Book, [PU: Thorndike Pr], Thorndike Pr, In Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees, 14-year-old Lily Owen, neglected by her father and isolated on their Georgia peach farm, spends hours imagining a blissful infancy when she was loved and nurtured by her mother, Deborah, whom she barely remembers. These consoling fantasies are her heart's answer to the family story that as a child, in unclear circumstances, Lily accidentally shot and killed her mother. All Lily has left of Deborah is a strange image of a Black Madonna, with the words "Tiburon, South Carolina" scrawled on the back. The search for a mother, and the need to mother oneself, are crucial elements in this well-written coming-of-age story set in the early 1960s against a background of racial violence and unrest. When Lily's beloved nanny, Rosaleen, manages to insult a group of angry white men on her way to register to vote and has to skip town, Lily takes the opportunity to go with her, fleeing to the only place she can think of--Tiburon, South Carolina--determined to find out more about her dead mother. Although the plot threads are too neatly trimmed, The Secret Life of Bees is a carefully crafted novel with an inspired depiction of character. The legend of the Black Madonna and the brave, kind, peculiar women who perpetuate Lily's story dominate the second half of the book, placing Kidd's debut novel squarely in the honored tradition of the Southern Gothic. --Regina Marler, 2354170011, Literature & Fiction, 2354165011, Large Print, 2354164011, Formats, 2205888011, Custom Stores, 1040638, Specialty Stores, 916520, Books, 1080390, United States, 16044901, 18th Century, 1080392, 19th Century, 16044911, 20th Century, 1080396, African American, 1080538, Asian American, 1080560, Classics, 1080394, Collections & Readers, 16044971, Drama, 1080606, Hispanic, 1080608, History & Criticism, 16044931, Humour, 16044941, Jewish American, 16044921, Letters & Correspondence, 1080636, Native American, 1080650, Poetry, 1080666, Short Stories, 1080664, Women Writers, 927790, Literature & Fiction, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 949976, Psychological & Suspense, 949968, Thrillers, 948808, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books

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[SR: 3515399], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780786243068], Large Print, Thorndike Pr, Thorndike Pr, Book, [PU: Thorndike Pr], Thorndike Pr, In Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees, 14-year-old Lily Owen, neglected by her father and isolated on their Georgia peach farm, spends hours imagining a blissful infancy when she was loved and nurtured by her mother, Deborah, whom she barely remembers. These consoling fantasies are her heart's answer to the family story that as a child, in unclear circumstances, Lily accidentally shot and killed her mother. All Lily has left of Deborah is a strange image of a Black Madonna, with the words "Tiburon, South Carolina" scrawled on the back. The search for a mother, and the need to mother oneself, are crucial elements in this well-written coming-of-age story set in the early 1960s against a background of racial violence and unrest. When Lily's beloved nanny, Rosaleen, manages to insult a group of angry white men on her way to register to vote and has to skip town, Lily takes the opportunity to go with her, fleeing to the only place she can think of--Tiburon, South Carolina--determined to find out more about her dead mother. Although the plot threads are too neatly trimmed, The Secret Life of Bees is a carefully crafted novel with an inspired depiction of character. The legend of the Black Madonna and the brave, kind, peculiar women who perpetuate Lily's story dominate the second half of the book, placing Kidd's debut novel squarely in the honored tradition of the Southern Gothic. --Regina Marler, 2354170011, Literature & Fiction, 2354165011, Large Print, 2354164011, Formats, 2205888011, Custom Stores, 1040638, Specialty Stores, 916520, Books, 1080390, United States, 16044901, 18th Century, 1080392, 19th Century, 16044911, 20th Century, 1080396, African American, 1080538, Asian American, 1080560, Classics, 1080394, Collections & Readers, 16044971, Drama, 1080606, Hispanic, 1080608, History & Criticism, 16044931, Humour, 16044941, Jewish American, 16044921, Letters & Correspondence, 1080636, Native American, 1080650, Poetry, 1080666, Short Stories, 1080664, Women Writers, 927790, Literature & Fiction, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books, 949976, Psychological & Suspense, 949968, Thrillers, 948808, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books

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In Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees, 14-year-old Lily Owen, neglected by her father and isolated on their South Carolina peach farm, spends hours imagining a blissful infancy when she was loved and nurtured by her mother, Deborah, whom she barely remembers. These consoling fantasies are her heart's answer to the family story that as a child, in unclear circumstances, Lily accidentally shot and killed her mother. All Lily has left of Deborah is a strange image of a Black Madonna, with the words "Tiburon, South Carolina" scrawled on the back. The search for a mother, and the need to mother oneself, are crucial elements in this well-written coming-of-age story set in the early 1960s against a background of racial violence and unrest. When Lily's beloved nanny, Rosaleen, manages to insult a group of angry white men on her way to register to vote and has to skip town, Lily takes the opportunity to go with her, fleeing to the only place she can think of--Tiburon, South Carolina--determined to find out more about her dead mother. Although the plot threads are too neatly trimmed, The Secret Life of Bees is a carefully crafted novel with an inspired depiction of character. The legend of the Black Madonna and the brave, kind, peculiar women who perpetuate Lily's story dominate the second half of the book, placing Kidd's debut novel squarely in the honored tradition of the Southern Gothic. --Regina Marler african american,coming of age,contemporary,domestic life,education and reference,genre fiction,literary,literature and fiction,mystery thriller and suspense,psychological thrillers Thrillers, Thorndike Press

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A New York Times Bestseller A remarkable story about mothers and daughters and the women in our lives who become our true mothers, this is a stunning debut whose rich, assured, irresistible voice gathers us up and doesn't let go, not for a moment. The Secret Life of Bees Kidd, Sue Monk, Thorndike Press

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The Secret Life of Bees
Author:

Kidd, Sue Monk

Title:

The Secret Life of Bees

ISBN:

0786243066

A New York Times Bestseller<P>A remarkable story about mothers and daughters and the women in our lives who become our true mothers, this is a stunning debut whose rich, assured, irresistible voice gathers us up and doesn't let go, not for a moment.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780786243068
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0786243066
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