244 pp. 8vo. "With the same wit and sensitivity that have come to characterize her highly praised and beloved novels Animal Dreams and The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver gives us a rich and emotionally resonant collection of twelve stories. Spreading her memorable characters over landscapes ranging from northern-California to the hills of eastern Kentucky and the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, Kingsolver tells stories of hope, momentary joy, and powerful endurance. In every setting, Kingsolver's distinctive voice -- at times comic, but often heartrending -- rings true as she explores the twin themes of family ties and the life choices one must ultimately make alone. Homeland and Other Stories creates a world of love and possibility that readers will want to take as their own." CONTENTS: Homeland; Blueprints; Covered Bridges; Quality Time; Stone Dreams; Survival Zones; Islands on the Moon; Bereaved Apartments; Extinctions; Jump-up Day; Rose-Johnny; Why I Am a Danger to the PublicKeywords: BARBARA KINGSOLVER SHORT STORIES AMERICAN LITERATURE FICTION First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. New York: Harper & Row, 1989. First Edition. Collectible; Like New/Near Fine. (Inventory #: 2196928)
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