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Author Chute, Carolyn.

Title The Beans of Egypt, Maine / Carolyn Chute.

Publication Info. New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1985.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Erie PL Stacks - ERIG-7  FIC CHU    AVAILABLE
 Graves-Hume PL Adult Fiction - GVHY-12  FIC CHU    AVAILABLE
 Peru PL Adult Fiction - PUGG-8  FIC CHU    AVAILABLE
 Sandwich PLD Adult Fiction - SABB-4  FIC CHUTE    AVAILABLE
Description 215 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary There are families like the Beans all over America. They live on the wrong side of town in mobile homes strung with Christmas lights all year round. The women are often pregnant, the men drunk and just out of jail, and the children too numerous to count. In The Beans of Egypt, Maine we meet the God-fearing Earlene Pomerleau and experience her obsession with the whole swarming Bean tribe. There's Cousin Rubie, a boozer and a brawler, tall Aunt Roberta, the earth mother surrounded by countless clinging babies, and Beal, sensitive, often gentle but doomed by the violence within him. Vividly told, at times both funny and sad, Chute gives life and dignity to an unforgettable cast of American characters.
Subject Maine -- Fiction.
Maine. (OCoLC)fst01204270
Indexed Term Domestic fiction
Maine Fiction
Genre/Form Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726589
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
ISBN 0899193145
0899193625 (pbk.)
9780899193625 (pbk.)

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