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Small Wonder
Small Wonder
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
In this collection of essays, popular novelist Barbara Kingsolver writes equally well about nature and human nature. Kingsolver studied biology in graduate school, and in her pieces on frogs, crabs, and the Grand Canyon, she conveys an appreciation of the natural world and its connection to ours. A letter to her mother about writing, and one to ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780571215768
ISBN-10: 0571215769
Publication Date: 6/17/2002
Pages: 282
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Publisher: Faber and Faber
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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I would so love to meet Ms. Kingsolver. She is one of my heroes (heroines sounds too drug-related). If President Bush read this, he would think she was committed to a mental institution. The truth hurts, but at least she shares it with us.
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This book of essays is a wonderful environmental book of insights. It's no "Poisonwood
Bible"( Kingsolver's best work I believe), but it's an easy, and yet an insightful work to
the wonders around us. I enjoyed the book due o its variety of essays from serious to funny and I love anything by Kingsolver.
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Some of these essays can be read over and over. Very good stuff.
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Thought provoking and timely even after nine years in print. Her wit keeps me paying attention to the important issues that she writes about.
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Beautiful essays from an excellent writer.
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Good book. Very informative on ecological and environmental issues.
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excellent collection of essays about the natural world, family.