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The secret life of bees / Sue Monk Kidd.

By: Kidd, Sue Monk.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Viking, 2002Description: xii, 301 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0670894605; 9780670894604; 9780670032372; 0670032379; 9780965331920; 096533192X; 0142001740; 9780142001745; 0143114557; 9780143114550.Subject(s): Teenage girls -- Fiction | African American women -- Fiction | Maternal deprivation -- Fiction | South Carolina -- Fiction | Race relations -- Fiction | Beekeepers -- Fiction | Sisters -- Fiction | African American women | Beekeepers | Maternal deprivation | Race relations | Sisters | Teenage girls | South Carolina | Teenagers -- South Carolina -- Fiction | Women -- South Carolina -- Fiction | Racism -- South Carolina -- Fiction | Beekeeping -- Fiction | Historical fiction | Fictional WorksGenre/Form: Sisters -- Fiction. | Bildungsromans. | Novela de educaci�on. | Novela dom�estica. | Bildungsromans. | Domestic fiction. | Fiction. | Bildungsromans. | Domestic fiction. | Bildungsromans. | Domestic fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Secret life of bees.; Online version:: Secret life of bees.DDC classification: 813/.54 Other classification: HU 9800 Online resources: Sample text | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Summary: Set in South Carolina in 1964, [this book] 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 "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the town's fiercest 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.-Back cover.
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Set in South Carolina in 1964, [this book] 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 "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the town's fiercest 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.-Back cover.

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