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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Viking Pr
Publication date January 1, 2002
Pages 301
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780670894604
ISBN-10 0670894605
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $24.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
After her 'stand-in mother,' a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens, whose life has been defined by the tragic death of her mother, joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters who show them the true meaning of love and family. 60,000 first printing.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780670032372 Book cover for 9780670894604 Book cover for 9780786243068
 
from Viking Pr (October 1, 2002)
9780670032372 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $24.95
About: After her 'stand-in mother,' a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (July 1, 2002)
9780786243068 | details & prices | 474 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $29.95
About: After her 'stand-in mother,' a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, beekeeping sisters.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Viking Pr (January 1, 2002)
9780670894604 | details & prices | 301 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $24.95
About: After her 'stand-in mother,' a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780142001745 Book cover for 9780143036401 Book cover for 9780143114550
 
With Sue Monk Kidd | Reprint edition from Penguin USA (August 26, 2008)
9780143114550 | details & prices | 302 pages | 5.50 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $17.00
This edition also contains Secret Life of Bees, The Secret Life of Bees
from Penguin USA (September 6, 2005)
9780143036401 | details & prices | 302 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $17.00
About: After her 'stand-in mother,' a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.
Reprint edition from Penguin USA (February 1, 2003)
9780142001745 | details & prices | 320 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $16.00
About: After her 'stand-in mother,' a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.
Miscellaneous
With Sue Monk Kidd | from Penguin USA (January 28, 2003)
9781429580533 | details & prices | 336 pages | List price $12.99
This edition also contains Secret Life of Bees, The Secret Life of Bees
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780143145554 Book cover for 9781565115392 Book cover for 9781598879186
 
With Jenna Lamia (other contributor), Sue Monk Kidd | Unabridged edition from Penguin/Highbridge (February 18, 2010)
9780143145554 | details & prices | 10 pages | 5.00 × 5.75 × 1.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $34.95
This edition also contains Secret Life of Bees, The Secret Life of Bees
With Jenna Lamia (other contributor), Sue Monk Kidd | Unabridged edition from Highbridge Co (May 6, 2009)
9781598879186 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $14.99
This edition also contains Secret Life of Bees, The Secret Life of Bees
With Jenna Lamia (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Highbridge Co (November 8, 2001)
9781565115392 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $34.95
About: After her 'stand-in mother,' a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780736685559 Book cover for 9781565115385
 
Unabridged edition from Books on Tape (December 1, 2002)
9780736685559 | details & prices | List price $72.00
With Jenna Lamia (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Highbridge Co (November 8, 2001); titled "Secret Life of Bees"
9781565115385 | details & prices | 4.50 × 5.25 × 2.15 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $34.95
About: After her 'stand-in mother,' a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606276221
 
With Sue Monk Kidd | from Demco Media (February 1, 2003); titled "Secret Life of Bees"
9780606276221 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $23.46
About: After her 'stand-in mother,' a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781435233218
 
With Sue Monk Kidd | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 11, 2008)
9781435233218 | details & prices | 302 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $24.95
This edition also contains Secret Life of Bees, The Secret Life of Bees

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