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

Pigs in heaven : a novel, by Barbara Kingsolver

Label
Pigs in heaven : a novel
Title
Pigs in heaven
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Barbara Kingsolver
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1993.
  • Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Western Novel, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
038328
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kingsolver, Barbara
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
910
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single mothers
  • Runaways
  • Self-acceptance in women
  • Cherokee girls
  • Cherokee Indians
  • Adoptive mothers
  • Native American women lawyers
  • Six-year-old girls
Target audience
adult
Label
Pigs in heaven : a novel, by Barbara Kingsolver
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm27431722
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
343 p.
Isbn
9780060168018
Lccn
92054739
System control number
(Sirsi) ADJ-0490
Label
Pigs in heaven : a novel, by Barbara Kingsolver
Publication
Control code
ocm27431722
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
343 p.
Isbn
9780060168018
Lccn
92054739
System control number
(Sirsi) ADJ-0490

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