- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (10 Jan. 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0571179576
- ISBN-13: 978-0571179572
- Product Dimensions: 12.6 x 1.6 x 19.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 205,213 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Homeland Paperback – 10 Jan 2000
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Homeland and Other Stories by Barbara Kingsolver is a collection of short stories on hope, momentary joy and powerful endurance, from the Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of the bestselling books The Poisonwood Bible and The Lacuna.
About the Author
Barbara Kingsolver's fourteen books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction include the novels the international bestseller The Poisonwood Bible, which is now considered a modern classic and was chosen as the best reading group novel ever at the Penguin/Orange Awards, and The Lacuna, which won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2010. Her latest novel is Flight Behaviour.
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Top Customer Reviews
These short stories (so far - I'm only on the third one) focus on the minutiae of ordinary lives and relationships. She has a way of bringing characters to life very quickly, and I find I care about them in a very short space of reading.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Well, I would not have bought it if I had twigged it was short stories. Having said this the writing is good and they are good short stories, but I prefer Barbara Kingsolvers... Read morePublished on 28 Dec. 2012 by erica159
Once again Barbara Kingslover has produced great stories at times heartbreaking but combined with humour. I don't ususally enjoy short stories but this book is not to be missed.Published on 24 Nov. 2010 by F. T. O'donnell
I think this is a pretty good book to the people age about 30 years old or older.But not for the high school student yet. Read morePublished on 1 Jun. 1999