Supporting herself with the advance money from The Bean Trees, Kingsolver completed writing her nonfiction account of the Arizona mining strike. Published in 1989 by Cornell University Press, the work is titled Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983. In 1989, she also published a collection of short stories, Homeland and Other Stories. She then went on to write the novels Animal Dreams (1990) and Pigs in Heaven (1993), a sequel to The Bean Trees; a best-selling collection of poetry, Another America: Otra America (1992); a collection of essays, High Tide in Tucson: Essays From Now and Never (1995); and another novel, The Poisonwood Bible (1998).Kingsolver's writing has received much acclaim. Her awards and honors include American Library Association awards for The Bean Trees in 1988 and Homeland in 1990; a citation of accomplishment
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