Supporting herself with the advance money from The Bean Trees

Supporting herself with the advance money from The Bean Trees

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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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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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