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The secret life of bees /

The secret life of bees /
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Kidd, Sue Monk.
Copies: 15; Reserves: 0

After her "stand-in mother," a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.
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F Kidd Sue BT In at BT (Boone's Trail)
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YA F Kidd Sue CP In at CP (Corporate Parkway)
YA F Kidd Sue CP In at CP (Corporate Parkway)
F Kidd Sue DR In at DR (Deer Run)
YA F Kidd Sue KL Due Oct 30 2014
F Kidd Sue KL In at KL (Kathryn Linnemann)
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YA F Kidd Sue MK In at MK (Middendorf-Kredell)
F Kidd Sue MK In at MK (Middendorf-Kredell)
F Kidd Sue MK Due Oct 28 2014
F Kidd Sue MY Due Oct 28 2014
F Kidd Sue NC In at NC (North County)
F Kidd Sue SP In at SP (Spencer Road)
F Kidd Sue SP Due Oct 26 2014


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Control No. 370160
LCCN 2001026310
ISBN 9780143114550 (pbk.)
ISBN 9780142001745
ISBN 9780670032372
ISBN 9780670894604
ISBN 0670894605 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN 0142001740 (Penguin pbk.)
ISBN 0670032379 (Viking : hdb.)
ISBN 9780143036401 (pbk.)
ISBN 0143036408 (pbk.)
ISBN 0142001740 (pbk.)
ISBN 9780965331920 (pbk.)
ISBN 096533192x (pbk.)
ISBN 9781435233218 (Paw prints)
ISBN 9780143124320 (Penguin Drop Caps ed.)
Author Kidd Sue Monk
Title The secret life of bees / -- Sue Monk Kidd.
Publisher Information New York : -- Viking : -- Penguin, -- 2002.
Physical Description xii, 301 p. ; -- 23 cm.
Subject African American women Fiction
Subject Teenage girls Fiction
Subject Sisters Fiction
Subject Beekeepers Fiction
Subject African American women Fiction Young adult literature
Subject Teenage girls Fiction Young adult literature
Subject Sisters Fiction Young adult fiction
Subject Beekeepers Fiction Young adult literature
Subject Young adult literature




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Annotation 1 After her "stand-in mother," a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.

Annotation 2

Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees, a heartwarming coming of age tale set in 1960s South Carolina, a multi-million copy New York Times bestseller, now an award-winning film starring Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys

Fans of Kathryn Stockett’s The Help and Beth Hoffman’s Saving CeeCee Honeycutt will love Sue Monk Kidd’s Southern coming of age tale. The Secret Life of Bees was a New York Times bestseller for more than 125 weeks, a Good Morning America ?Read This” Book Club pick and was made into an award-winning film starring Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys. Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed.

When Lily's fierce-hearted black "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the town's most vicious racists, Lily decides they should both escape to Tiburon, South Carolina?a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. There they are taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sisters who introduce Lily to a mesmerizing world of bees, honey, and the Black Madonna who presides over their household. This is a remarkable story about divine female power and the transforming power of love?a story that women will share and pass on to their daughters for years to come.

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SUE MONK KIDD is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels, The Secret Life of Bees and The Mermaid Chair, and the memoirs Traveling with Pomegranates, which she wrote with her daughter Ann Kidd Taylor, The Dance of the Dissident Daughter, When the Heart Waits, as well as Firstlight, a collection of her early writings. The Secret Life of Bees has spent more than 125 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and was adapted into an award-winning movie starring Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys. The Mermaid Chair, a #1 New York Times bestseller, was adapted into a television movie. Both of her novels have been translated into more than 24 languages. The recipient of numerous literary awards, Sue lives with her husband on an island off the coast of Florida.



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