THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

By: Kidd, Sue Monk

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Sue Monk Kidd s first novel "The Secret Life of Bees," a heartwarming coming of age tale set in 1960s South Carolina, a "New York Times "bestseller for more than 125 weeks, and a Good Morning America Read This Book Club pick

Fans of "The Help"will love Sue Monk Kidd s Southern coming of age tale. "The Secret Life of Bees "was a "New York Times "bestseller for more than 125 weeks, a Good Morning America Read This Book Club pick and was made into an award-winning film starring Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys. Set in South Carolina in 1964, "The Secret Life of Bees"will appeal to fans of Kathryn Stockett s "The Help"and Beth Hoffman s "Saving CeeCee Honeycutt," and tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed.
When Lily's fierce-hearted black "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the town's most vicious racists, Lily decides they should both escape to Tiburon, South Carolina a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. There they are taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sisters who introduce Lily to a mesmerizing world of bees, honey, and the Black Madonna who presides over their household. This is a remarkable story about divine female power and the transforming power of love a story that women will share and pass on to their daughters for years to come.

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Title: THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

Author Name: Kidd, Sue Monk

Categories: Fiction, Fiction - Southern, Collectible - First Editions,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Viking: 2002

ISBN Number: 0670032379

ISBN Number 13: 9780670032372

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New in New dust jacket

Seller ID: 85185

Keywords: South Carolina In Fiction Motherless Children,