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Prodigal Summer - Barbara Kingsolver
Prodigal Summer
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Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel is a hymn to wildness that celebrates the prodigal spirit of human nature, and of nature itself. It weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives amid the mountains and farms of southern Appalachia. Over the course of one humid... show more
Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel is a hymn to wildness that celebrates the prodigal spirit of human nature, and of nature itself. It weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives amid the mountains and farms of southern Appalachia. Over the course of one humid summer, this novel's intriguing protagonists face disparate predicaments but find connections to one another and to the flora and fauna with which they necessarily share a place.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060959036 (0060959037)
ASIN: 60959037
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 444
Edition language: English
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EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it
5.0 Review | Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel is a hymn to wildness that celebrates the prodigal spirit of human nature, and of nature itself. It weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives amid the mountains and farms of southern Appalachia. Over the course of one humid summer,...
Strange Affinity
Strange Affinity rated it
5.0 Prodigal Summer: A Novel
Wasn't a fast paced read but I loved it. Loved the characters and the way she wove nature and biology into the story.
Adriana Reads
Adriana Reads rated it
5.0 Prodigal Summer
I'm going to gush because I don't possess the skill to organize words in a manner that will adequately laud this wonderful book. Everything about it was beautiful - the descriptions of the landscape made me feel like I was in the forest, or in the fields. The last time I read something that brough...
anndiehl
anndiehl rated it
5.0 Prodigal Summer: A Novel
One of Barbara's best
kristenrenn
kristenrenn rated it
4.0 Prodigal Summer: A Novel
I'm giving this book 4 stars despite a few heavy handed preachy passages since I really did enjoy it overall.
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