- ISBN: 9781598873436 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1598873431 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge Co., 
|General Note:|| Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Jenna Lamia.
|Summary, etc.:|| Fourteen-year-old Lily Owens lost her beloved mother when she was only four--under tragic circumstances clouded by time and secrecy. She later found a fiercely protective "stand-in," her abusive father's outspoken housekeeper, Rosaleen. Ignoring differences in age and color--and the fact that racial hatred seethed during the summer of 1964 in rural South Carolina--these two unlikely companions set off on a seemingly aimless pilgrimage that ends at the home of a trio of eccentric bee-keeping black sisters. Lily tells her remarkable tale of longing and love in an idiom and accent heard far south of the Mason-Dixon Line, but the lessons learned during her odyssey into the world of bees and their "secret life" are universal and everlasting.
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 142410 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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|Subject:||Teenage girls > Fiction.
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