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Bee Season

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Eliza Naumann, a seemingly unremarkable eleven-year-old, expects never to fit into her gifted family: her father, Saul, absorbed in his study of mysticism; her brother, Aaron, the vessel of his father's spiritual ambitions; and her brilliant but distant lawyer mother, Miriam. But when Eliza discovers an aptitude for competitive spelling, Saul takes it as a sign that she is destined for greatness. In this altered reality, he ushers her into his hallowed study and lavishes upon her the attention previously reserved for Aaron, who in his displacement embarks on a lone quest for spiritual fulfilment that leads him to the Hare Krishna. And when the unveiling of Miriam's secret life triggers an almighty explosion, it is Eliza who must order the chaos. Not merely a coming-of-age story, Myla Goldberg's first novel delicately examines the unravelling fabric of one family.

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Author(s):
Goldberg. Myla
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
197 x 130
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0007113315
ISBN-13:
9780007113316
Number of pages:
275
Publisher:
Flamingo

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Eliza Naumann, a seemingly unremarkable eleven-year-old, expects never to fit into her gifted family: her father, Saul, absorbed in his study of mysticism; her brother, Aaron, the vessel of his father's spiritual ambitions; and her brilliant but distant lawyer mother, Miriam. But when Eliza discovers an aptitude for competitive spelling, Saul takes it as a sign that she is destined for greatness. In this altered reality, he ushers her into his hallowed study and lavishes upon her the attention previously reserved for Aaron, who in his displacement embarks on a lone quest for spiritual fulfilment that leads him to the Hare Krishna. And when the unveiling of Miriam's secret life triggers an almighty explosion, it is Eliza who must order the chaos. Not merely a coming-of-age story, Myla Goldberg's first novel delicately examines the unravelling fabric of one family.

Author(s):
Goldberg. Myla
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
197 x 130
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0007113315
ISBN-13:
9780007113316
Number of pages:
275
Publisher:
Flamingo

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