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Prodigal Summer

Deluxe Modern Classic

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In her bestselling novel Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingsolver weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the forested mountains and struggling small farms of southern Appalachia.

Award-winning author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible, Kingsolver here introduces a wildlife biologist whose reclusive life in a mountain cabin is disrupted by a young hunter; a city girl-turned-farmer’s wife who must decide whether or not to fight for the land she now inhabits; and a pair of feuding, elderly neighbors who forge a bond neither of them could have predicted.

As the humid summer progresses, the characters grow closer to each other and the nature that surrounds them in this beautifully-written work that helped solidify Barbara Kingsolver’s place in the literary firmament.

This Harper Perennial Deluxe Modern Classic edition features beautiful cover artwork on uncoated stock, French flaps, and deckle-edge pages.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062274045
  • ISBN 10: 006227404X
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
  • On Sale: 04/23/2013
  • Pages: 480
  • List Price: 23.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Small Town & Rural

Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

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