The Resource Pigs in heaven : a novel, by Barbara Kingsolver

Pigs in heaven : a novel, by Barbara Kingsolver

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Pigs in heaven : a novel
Title
Pigs in heaven
Title remainder
a novel
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by Barbara Kingsolver
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Language
eng
Summary
When a six-year-old child named Turtle is the sole witness to a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, she and her adoptive mother Taylor have a moment of celebrity that will change their lives forever. Turtle is claimed by Annawake Fourkiller, a Cherokee activist, to have been wrongly taken from the Cherokee nation. Fear of losing Turtle sends Taylor fleeing across the country with her mother Alice, pursued by Annawake. In the course of their journey, the three find love and wisdom in surprising places
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Title
Pigs in heaven
Creator
Summary
When a six-year-old child named Turtle is the sole witness to a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, she and her adoptive mother Taylor have a moment of celebrity that will change their lives forever. Turtle is claimed by Annawake Fourkiller, a Cherokee activist, to have been wrongly taken from the Cherokee nation. Fear of losing Turtle sends Taylor fleeing across the country with her mother Alice, pursued by Annawake. In the course of their journey, the three find love and wisdom in surprising places
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Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1993.
  • Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Western Novel, 1994.
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038328
Cataloging source
JBL
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.I496
LC item number
P54 1993
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910
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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by Barbara Kingsolver
Pigs in heaven : a novel, by Barbara Kingsolver
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Isbn
9780060922535
Isbn Type
(paper)
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cat13rev,cat33rev
System control number
  • ocm30366598
  • 133284
  • (OCoLC)30366598
  • (OCoLC)857796510

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