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Pigs in Heaven - A Novel

Barbara Kingsolver

Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her adoptive mother who have settled in Tucson, Arizona, as they both try to overcome their difficult pasts. Taking place three years after The Bean Trees, Taylor is now dating a musician named Jax and has officially adopted Turtle. But when a lawyer for the Cherokee Nation begins to investigate the adoption—their new life together begins to crumble. Depicting the clash between fierce family love and tribal law, poverty and means, abandonment and belonging, Pigs in Heaven is a morally wrenching, gently humorous work of fiction that speaks equally to the head and the heart.

Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her adoptive mother who have settled in Tucson, Arizona, as they both try to overcome their difficult pasts. Taking place three years after The Bean Trees, Taylor is now dating a musician named Jax and has officially adopted Turtle. But when a lawyer for the Cherokee Nation begins to investigate the adoption—their new life together begins to crumble. Depicting the clash between fierce family love and tribal law, poverty and means, abandonment and belonging, Pigs in Heaven is a morally wrenching, gently humorous work of fiction that speaks equally to the head and the heart.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her adoptive mother who have settled in Tucson, Arizona, as they both try to overcome their difficult pasts. Taking place three years after The Bean Trees, Taylor is now dating a musician named Jax and has officially adopted Turtle. But when a lawyer for the Cherokee Nation begins to investigate the adoption—their new life together begins to crumble. Depicting the clash between fierce family love and tribal law, poverty and means, abandonment and belonging, Pigs in Heaven is a morally wrenching, gently humorous work of fiction that speaks equally to the head and the heart.

Language:

English

Narrators:

C. J. Critt

Length:

13h 24m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:00


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:42


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

31:04


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:47


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

33:17


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

11:59


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

33:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

16:13


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

23:15


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

27:56


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

35:19


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

40:26


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

26:20


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

21:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

13:56


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

14:31


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

17:42


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

23:57


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:35


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

16:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

21:09


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

37:12


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

44:30


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:39


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

35:35


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

22:05


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

31:13


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

34:38


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

26:43


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:20


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

27:40


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

17:16


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

27:57


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

26:10