The Secret Life of Bees

by Sue Monk Kidd | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0747270775 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingAnnimanniwing of Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on 5/12/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by wingAnnimanniwing from Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Monday, May 12, 2008
Synopsis from Amazon:
"Lily has grown up believing she accidentally killed her mother when she was four. She not only has her own memory of holding the gun, but her father's account of the event. Now fourteen, she yearns for her mother, and for forgiveness. Living on a peach farm in South Carolina with her father, she has only one friend: Rosaleen, a black servant whose sharp exterior hides a tender heart. South Carolina in the sixties is a place where segregation is still considered a cause worth fighting for. When racial tension explodes one summer afternoon, and Rosaleen is arrested and beaten, Lily is compelled to act. Fugitives from justice and from Lily's harsh and unyielding father, they follow a trail left by the woman who died ten years before. Finding sanctuary in the home of three beekeeping sisters, Lily starts a journey as much about her understanding of the world, as about the mystery surrounding her mother."

Journal Entry 2 by wingAnnimanniwing from Espoo, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Monday, June 09, 2008
I'll post the book tomorrow as an RABCK to somewhere in the world...

Journal Entry 3 by seldombites from Cambridge Park, New South Wales Australia on Monday, June 23, 2008
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G'day,

Just checking in to let you know I am safe and sound. I am having a nice visit with fairy-whispers before continuing on my travels. I hope you’re having as much fun as I am!

With Great Affection,

Your Book :-)

Journal Entry 4 by seldombites at Gracemere, Queensland Australia on Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Set during the civil rights era, The Secret Life of Bees is a coming-of-age story about a young girl as she stuggles to make sense of her past, her present and the changing world around her. Though racial issues form a backdrop to the story and do trigger some events, this is not the main theme of this novel. Rather this book is about journeys - physical journeys, emotional journeys and the journey of understanding that happens to us all as we grow up. I highly recommend this book for adults and young adults alike.

Journal Entry 5 by seldombites at Princes Lodge in North Adelaide, South Australia Australia on Monday, January 27, 2014

Released 6 yrs ago (1/24/2014 UTC) at Princes Lodge in North Adelaide, South Australia Australia

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