The Bean Trees: A Novel
Young, bright Taylor Greer leaves her poverty-stricken life in Kentucky and heads west, picking up an abandoned Native American baby girl whom she names Turtle and finds a new home in Tucson with Mattie, an old woman who takes in Central American refugees.
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Kingsolver , B. (1988). The Bean Trees: A Novel. New York, NY: Harper & Row.