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Small Wonder
Small Wonder
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
'On my desk sits a beautiful engraving, published in another century, that promises me: "Out of the chaos the future emerges in harmony and beauty." Promises and prayers contain their own kinds of answer, as consecrated aspiration. I need this one now...' In her new essay collection, written in the aftermath of September 11th, the author of High...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780571215775
ISBN-10: 0571215777
Publication Date: 6/19/2003
Pages: 288

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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.