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Animal Dreams is a 1990 novel by American Author Barbara Kingsolver that tells the story of Codi Noline, a young woman who returns to her hometown of Grace, Arizona, to care for her father as his Alzheimer’s disease progresses. The novel explores themes of family, love, and the importance of community as Codi confronts her troubled past and connects with her Native American roots. Set against the backdrop of the Southwest landscape, Kingsolver’s poignant tale interlaces personal growth with broader ecological concerns. 

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