Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver
Plucky Taylor Greer grows up poor in rural Kentucky with two goals: to avoid pregnancy and to get away. She succeeds on both counts when she buys an old car and heads west. But midway across the country motherhood catches up with her when she becomes the guardian of an abandoned baby girl.
'Compelling and very funny' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'A remarkable, enjoyable book ... I'd definitely urge you to read it' NEW YORK TIMES 'An astonishing literary debut' COSMOPOLITAN
Barbara Kingsolver is the author of four novels and the short sory collection HOMELAND. She grew up in eastern Kentucky and now lives in Tucson, Arizona with her husband and daughter.