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Barbara Kingsolver

Biography

Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver is the author of nine bestselling works of fiction, including the novels FLIGHT BEHAVIOR, THE LACUNA, THE POISONWOOD BIBLE, ANIMAL DREAMS and THE BEAN TREES, as well as books of poetry, essays and creative nonfiction. Her work of narrative nonfiction is the enormously influential bestseller ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE: A Year of Food Life. Kingsolver’s work has been translated into more than 20 languages and has earned literary awards and a devoted readership at home and abroad. She was awarded the National Humanities Medal, our country’s highest honor for service through the arts, as well as the prestigious Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her body of work. She lives with her family on a farm in southern Appalachia.

Barbara Kingsolver

Books by Barbara Kingsolver

by Barbara Kingsolver - Nonfiction

Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver returns with her first nonfiction narrative that will open your eyes in a hundred new ways to an old truth: You are what you eat.

by Barbara Kingsolver - Fiction

In 1959, Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist, takes his four young daughters, his wife, and his mission to the Belgian Congo --- a place, he is sure, where he can save needy souls. But the seeds they plant bloom in tragic ways within this complex culture.

by Barbara Kingsolver - Fiction

Looking to escape an oppressive upbringing in rural Kentucky, Marietta Greer heads west in a beat-up Volkswagen. By the time her car breaks down in Tucson, she has with her a stunned, silent three-year-old Cherokee girl who was, literally, dropped into her arms one night and who Marietta names Turtle. Here in Tucson, among a group of fellow travelers, Marietta and Turtle create new lives and redefine the meanings of home and family.