The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees

[a Novel]

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
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Fourteen-year-old Lily Owens lost her beloved mother when she was only four--under tragic circumstances clouded by time and secrecy. She later found a fiercely protective "stand-in," her abusive father's outspoken housekeeper, Rosaleen. Ignoring differences in age and color--and the fact that racial hatred seethed during the summer of 1964 in rural South Carolina--these two unlikely companions set off on a seemingly aimless pilgrimage that ends at the home of a trio of eccentric bee-keeping black sisters. Lily tells her remarkable tale of longing and love in an idiom and accent heard far south of the Mason-Dixon Line, but the lessons learned during her odyssey into the world of bees and their "secret life" are universal and everlasting.
Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge Co., [2007]
ISBN: 9781598873436
1598873431
Additional Contributors: Lamia, Jenna

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