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The Secret Life of Bees
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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.
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