The Secret Life of Bees

Kidd, Sue Monk (Audiobook CD - 2002)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Secret Life of Bees

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A fourteen-year-old girl and her maid flee from her abusive father into the welcoming arms of the proprietors of the Black Madonna Honey Company.
Authors: Kidd, Sue Monk
Title: The secret life of bees
[sound recording]
Publisher: Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, p2002
Edition: Library ed
Characteristics: 10 sound discs (ca. 12 hr.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: by Sue Monk Kidd
Notes: Unabridged
Compact disc
Additional Contributors: White, Karen (Karen Elizabeth), Narrator
ISBN: 0736699511
Branch Call Number: CD Fiction KIDD
Performers: Read by Karen White.
Subject Headings: Teenage girls Fiction African American women Fiction Maternal deprivation Fiction South Carolina Fiction Race relations Fiction Beekeepers Fiction Sisters Fiction
Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Domestic fiction
Topical Term: Teenage girls
African American women
Maternal deprivation
Race relations
Publisher No: 5865-CD Books on Tape
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