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Pigs in heaven, by Barbara Kingsolver

Label
Pigs in heaven
Title
Pigs in heaven
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
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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
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Kingsolver, Barbara
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.I496
LC item number
P54 1993
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
910
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Greer family
Series volume
[bk. 2]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Cherokee Indians
  • Humorous stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Pigs in heaven, by Barbara Kingsolver
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from goodreads.com
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
35381
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780060168018
Lccn
92054739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27431722
  • (OCoLC)27431722
Label
Pigs in heaven, by Barbara Kingsolver
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from goodreads.com
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
35381
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780060168018
Lccn
92054739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27431722
  • (OCoLC)27431722

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