The secret life of bees

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The multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of WingsSet in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees 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 deepest racists in town, Lily decides to spring them both free. They escape to Tiburon, South Carolina—a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sister, Lily is introduced to their mesmerizing world of bees and honey, and the Black Madonna. This is a remarkable novel about divine female power, a story that women will share and pass on to their daughters for years to come.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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9780670032372
9781611762570
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840L
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display_description The multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings

Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees 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 deepest racists in town, Lily decides to spring them both free. They escape to Tiburon, South Carolina—a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sister, Lily is introduced to their mesmerizing world of bees and honey, and the Black Madonna. This is a remarkable novel about divine female power, a story that women will share and pass on to their daughters for years to come.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Beekeepers -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Maternal deprivation -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Race relations -- Fiction
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Sisters -- Fiction
South Carolina -- Fiction
Teenage girls -- Fiction
Teenage girls -- South Carolina -- Fiction
Women -- South Carolina -- Fiction
title_display The secret life of bees
title_full The Secret Life of Bees
The secret life of bees / Sue Monk Kidd
The secret life of bees [sound recording] / Sue Monk Kidd
title_short The secret life of bees
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Mothers and daughters
Race relations
Racism
Sisters
Teenage girls
Women