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The Bean Trees

Barbara Kingsolver
  • Study Guide

The Bean Trees is a novel by Barbara Kingsolver that was first published in 1988.

Characters

See a complete list of the characters in The Bean Trees and in-depth analyses of Taylor Greer, Lou Ann, Estevan, Turtle, Alice Greer, and Mattie.

Main Ideas

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Quotes

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Teacher's Handbook

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