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The Bean Trees

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Barbara Kingsolver

Narrated By: C. J. Critt

Publisher: HarperAudio

Date: May 2009

Duration: 9 hours 20 minutes


Barbara Kingsolver's 1988 debut novel is a classic workof American fiction. Now a standard in college literature classes across thenation, and a book that appears in translation across the globe, The BeanTrees is not only a literary masterpiece but a popular triumph—anarrative that readers worldwide have taken into their hearts. The Los Angeles Times calls The Bean Trees “the work of a visionary. . . . It leaves you open-mouthed and smiling.”


  • Mary E

    So sweet and humorous, rich metaphors. The only thing I didn't love was the way the narrator made Turtle's voice.

  • Katherine Koch

    I first learned of Barbara Kingsolver in a writing class of mine reading her novel, The Poisonwood Bible. She is an amazing writer with such command of the English language, her narration, and her layered stories. She is astounding. I definitely recommend to get to know her work. You won't regret it. Simply an amazing book, and an amazing writer.

  • temarya briggs

    this book was absolute perfection. five out of five stars.

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