Pigs in Heaven Author:Barbara Kingsolver When 6-year-old Turtle Greer witnesses a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, her insistence on what she has seen and her mother’s belief in her leads to a man's dramatic rescue. But Turtle's moment of celebrity draws her into a conflict of historic proportions. The crisis quickly envelops not only Turtle and her mother, Taylor, but e... more »veryone else who touches their lives in a complex web connecting their future with their past.
A deeply felt novel of love despite the risks, of tearing apart and coming together, “Pigs in Heaven” travels the roads from rural Kentucky and the urban Southwest to Heaven, Oklahoma and the Cherokee nation. As the spellbinding novel unfolds, it draws the reader into a world of heartbreak and redeeming love, testing the boundaries of family and the many separate truths about the ties that bind.« less