THE DEATH OF BEES

By Lisa O'Donnell
Harper PerennialOctober 2013
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Trade Paperback336 pages, $14.99, ISBN: 9780062209856
Subject: Coming of Age / Family / Mystery

“In this first novel she pulls off the unusual pairing of grisly and touching.”New York Times

“O’Donnell walks a fine line, describing appalling events without ever allowing the novel to lose its warm heart....The Death of Bees is that rare thing: a family-values black comedy.”Christian Science Monitor

“In this first novel she pulls off the unusual pairing of grisly and touching.”New York Times

“O’Donnell’s finely drawn characters display the full palette of human flaws and potential. Told in the alternating voices of Marnie, Nelly, and Lennie, this beautifully written page-turner will have readers fretting about what will become of the girls.”Booklist (starred review)

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