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Homeland

Barbara Kingsolver

Faber 90th Stories brings together some of our finest short stories, past, present and future.

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9780571356461
Date Published
15.10.2019
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Summary

Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles.

‘You have to marry outside your clan,’ she said. ‘That’s law. All the people we knew were Bird Clan. All the others were gone.’

When Gloria’s great-grandmother, Green Leaf, left her home in the Hiwassee Valley of Tennessee, it was with a man on a stolen horse. She was one of the fugitive bands of Cherokee who’d resisted capture long ago.

Decades later, her family takes Great Mam on a road trip home. But the place that holds the scattered bones of her ancestors is no longer the land she remembers.

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Her prose is elegant, urgent and rich with beauty, depth and feeling.

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Barbara Kingsolver’s books of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction are widely translated and have won numerous literary awards, including the Women’s Prize for Fiction, awarded to The Lacuna; Flight Behaviour was also shortlisted. She is the founder of the PEN/Bellwether Prize, and in 2000 she was awarded the National Humanities Medal, her country’s highest honour for service through the arts.…

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