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The Bean Trees

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Ecommended to me rom a riend so my expectations WERE HIGH BUT AFTER THE FIRST FEW CHAPTERS I high but after the irst ew chapters I was not getting into it The narrator s irst person voice was simple non descriptive and Anne Perrys Christmas Crimes (Christmas Stories, frankly just a bit too naive to handleor an entire novel But the story was interesting so I kept goingAnd THE THING IS SO DOES TAYLOR THE MAIN CHARACTER thing is so does Taylor the main character she charges her way through a haphaz When I irst read this book several years ago I was terribly impressed by 1 her writing style which I really like I wish I could write like that2 the interesting plot of a single girl who had avoided teenage pregnancy through her young life only to end up with someone else s baby3 the relationship she has with her mother who believes her daughter hung the moon in the sky and can absolutely do no wrong I think it would be wonderful if my daughters came out of their childhoods not pregnant and with the assurance that I think they are so wonderful Real Rating 15 of iveI made a huge mistake I thought this was The Beans of Egypt Maine It wasn tit was the hallucinations of a pregnant and sleep deprived Kingsolver transmuted to White Water fiction I daresay itsans would say art I beg to differLike the unbearable gynergy of The Mists of Avalon the The Slave Dancer fog of womanness that enshrouds this book blocked my view of its merits. Ms with both motherhood and the necessityor putting down roots Hers is a story about love and riendship abandonment and belonging and the discovery of surprising resources in apparently empty plac. a story about love and riendship abandonment and belonging and the discovery of surprising resources in apparently empty plac. ,

About Tucson there s to invoking a Landscape Than Just Listing Of Things That than just listing of things that really there A good book about New York Sleep with the Fishes for instance isn t good because it mentions the Empire State Building or talks about people taking taxis It is a major andreuent misstep in novels to try and just be The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started theLongest War in American History factually accurate about a place without ever getting into how it reallyeels there To be air though while the landscape wasn t terribly reminiscent of Arizona the writing style really was in its own probably accidental way Because Ms Kingsolver wasn t terribly reminiscent of Arizona the writing style really was in its own probably accidental way Because Ms Kingsolver illuminates that deep Southwestern lare A World on Fire for characters and culture aondness Setting Them Straight: You CAN Do Something About Bigotry and Homophobia in Your Life for highlighting how darn uirky desertolk really are and a gringo s deep and abiding love of all things latino As a side note though if we re going to just start dropping real places into the book or authenticity I would have swapped the Jesus Is Lord tire place or the church that has Happiness is Submission to God painted on it a slogan which often gets altered to Happiness is Submission to Godzilla by persistent neighborhood delinuents A gently told story of the power of love of how the amilies we make are as important of the power of love of how the amilies we make are as important the ones we re born into Each of us can make a difference with our compassion I have to admit this book really did a number on me It was The human condition head on By the time Taylor arrives in Tucson Arizona she has acuired a completely unexpected child a three year old American Indian girl named Turtle and must somehow come to ter. My stepmother was the type of woman who painted the walls in our house eighteen different colors and wore turuoise encrusted Kokopelli jewelry to show how in tune she was with the local culture She hung Frida Khalo prints on the
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walls and that speaking Food Spanish to waiters made her nearly luent She also compelled my sister and me to READ A LOT OF TONY HILLERMAN PAPERBACKS AND OTHER a lot of Tony Hillerman paperbacks and other literature which I am now almost positive included The Bean Trees Because after reading the The Cello Suites : J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the search for a Baroque masterpiece first chapter of this book I got the strangest sense of de ja vu This is probably appropriate in its way given that the reason I picked it up in theirst place was to suppress a bit of homesickness Because a couple times a year amidst the April snowstorms and one too many guys on the subway who splay themselves across two seats while playing audio enabled Snood on their cell phones I start pining The New Job Security for the homeland I turned to this book hoping to get a good dose of Tucsonanlavor to keep me going until I had the time and money to go home and remember why I left in the The Day Fidel Died: Cuba in the Age of Raúl, Obama, and the Rolling Stones (A Vintage Short) first place I have to say though The Bean Trees didn t really do the trick Because even though I appreciate details about the Sun Tran bus line and the way it smells in the desert when it rains the thing I miss the most. Clear eyed and spirited Taylor Greer grew up poor in rural Kentucky with the goals of avoiding pregnancy and getting away But when she heads west with high hopes and a barelyunctional car she meets.


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    Pdf/E–pub (The Bean Trees) free download The Bean Trees My stepmother was the type of woman who painted the walls in our house eighteen different colors and wore turuoise encrusted Kokopelli jewelry to show how in tune she was with the local culture She hung Frida Khalo prints on the bedroom walls and thought that speaking ‘Food Spanish’ to waiters made her nearly fluent She also compelled my sister and me to read a lot of Tony Hillerman paperbacks and other ‘local literature

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    Pdf/E–pub (The Bean Trees) Marietta Greer has just completed two miracles of her rural Kentucky upbringing graduating high school and avoiding pregnancy To celebrate she jumps in her ’55 Volkswagen bug and rides West leaving her job at a Kentucky

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    Pdf/E–pub (The Bean Trees) Barbara Kingsolver Ï 3 characters A young woman leaves home in Kentucky and heads off to establish a new life Protagonist Marietta has never liked her name so along her journey she changes her name to Taylor In Oklahoma her car breaks down After repair she goes to a restaurant where a Cherokee woman bundles a small child into her car and drives away The child appears to have been abused When her car breaks down once again Taylor and the child land in Tucson Arizon

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    Pdf/E–pub (The Bean Trees) free download The Bean Trees So many things about this book bugged me1 Someone abandons a baby in your car and you don't get ahold of the police2 Someone abandons a baby in your broken down car you don't have a home or money or a destination in mind so you decide

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