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Author Lunde, Maja, author.

Title The history of bees / Maja Lunde.

Publication Info. New York : Touchstone, 2017.


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 Bradley PL Adult Fiction - BRBB-2  FIC LUN    DUE 10-17-19
 DeKalb PL Adult Fiction - DKLY-12  FIC LUN    AVAILABLE
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 Freeport PL Adult Fiction - FPLY-13  FICTION LUNDE    AVAILABLE
 Galena PL Adult Fiction - GALY-13  FIC LUN    AVAILABLE
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 Mokena Community PL Adult Fiction - MKBB-1  LUNDE M    AVAILABLE

Edition First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Description 340 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "In the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this dazzling and ambitious literary debut follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present, and future, weaving a spellbinding story of their relationship to the bees--and to their children and one another--against the backdrop of an urgent, global crisis. England, 1852. William is a biologist and seed merchant, who sets out to build a new type of beehive--one that will give both him and his children honor and fame. United States, 2007. George is a beekeeper fighting an uphill battle against modern farming, but hopes that his son can be their salvation. China, 2098. Tao hand paints pollen onto the fruit trees now that the bees have long since disappeared. When Tao's young son is taken away by the authorities after a tragic accident, she sets out on a grueling journey to find out what happened to him. Haunting, illuminating, and deftly written, The History of Bees joins these three very different narratives into one gripping and thought-provoking story that is just as much about the powerful bond between children and parents as it is about our very relationship to nature and humanity"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Beekeepers -- Fiction.
Bees -- Fiction.
Extinction (Biology) -- Fiction.
FICTION -- Literary.
FICTION -- Historical.
FICTION -- Sagas.
Beekeepers. (OCoLC)fst00829730
Bees. (OCoLC)fst00829774
Extinction (Biology) (OCoLC)fst00918969
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Domestic fiction.
Added Title Bienes historie. English
Other Form: Online version: Lunde, Maja. History of bees. New York : Touchstone, 2017 9781501161391 (DLC) 2017010117
ISBN 9781501161377 (hardback)
1501161377 (hardback)
9781501161384 (tradepaper)
1501161385 (tradepaper)

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