Pigs in Heaven

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Pigs in Heaven
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First edition
Author Barbara Kingsolver
Country United States
Language English
Publisher HarperCollins
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback & paperback) and audio-CD
Pages 343 pp
ISBN 0-06-016801-3
OCLC 27431722
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3561.I496 P54 1993
Preceded by The Bean Trees

Pigs in Heaven is a 1993 novel by Barbara Kingsolver; it is the sequel to her first novel, The Bean Trees. It continues the story of Taylor Greer and Turtle, her adopted Cherokee daughter. It highlights the strong relationships between mothers and daughters, with special attention given to the customs, history, and present living situation of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma. It is Kingsolver's first book to appear on the New York Times Best Seller list.[1] The New York Times Book Review praised Kingsolver's "extravagantly gifted narrative voice" and called the novel a "resounding achievement".[2]


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