High tide in Tucson essays from now or never by Barbara Kingsolver

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Published by HarperPerennial in New York .

Written in English

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StatementBarbara Kingsolver ; illustrations by Paul Mirocha
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.I496 H54 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24935326M
ISBN 100060927569
ISBN 109780060927561
OCLC/WorldCa35999868

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High Tide in Tuscson by Barbara Kingsolver Nonfiction - Essays HarperPerennial Finished on Novem Rating: 2/5 (Fair) Publisher's Blurb: In these twenty-five newly conceived essays, Barbara Kingsolver once again turns to her favored literary terrain to explore themes of family, community, and the natural world.

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In High Tide in Tucson, she returnsto her familiar themes of family, community, the common good and the natural world. The title essay considers Buster, a hermit crab that accidentally stows away on Kingsolver's return trip from the Bahamas to her desert home, and turns out to have manic-depressive tendencies.

The book is named for the first essay, which describes the activity of a hermit crab that behaves according to the ocean’s tides, even after it is relocated to an aquarium in landlocked Tucson, Arizona.

In the titular essay, “High Tide in Tucson,” Kingsolver smuggles a hermit crab named Buster home from a vacation in the Bahamas. High Tide in Tucson This book of essays is a work of non-fiction, but reading Kingsolver is still a wild ride.

Reviewer Paul Trachtman writes from his home in rural New : Paul Trachtman. The High Tide in Tucson Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

In her new essay collection, the beloved author of High Tide in Tucson brings to us from one of history's darker moments an extended love song to the world we still have.

From its opening parable gleaned from recent news about a lost child saved in an astonishing way, the book moves on to consider a world of surprising and hopeful prospects, ranging from an inventive conservation scheme in a.

When Buster is running around for all he's worth, I can only presume it's high tide in Tucson. With or without evidence, I'm romantic enough to believe it. This is the lesson of Buster, the poetry that camps outside the halls of science: Jump for joy, hallelujah. Even a desert has tides.

High tide. A Note from the Author [Writing High Tide in Tucson] was just about like writing a book from scratch. It took about a year. A lot of the material is brand-new, written for this book.

Some reviewers have been sort of dismissive of the effort, as if I opened a drawer and found these essays and just threw them together into a book. High Tide In Tucson | Barbara Kingsolver has entertained and touched the lives of legions of readers with her critically acclaimed and bestselling novels The Bean Trees, Animal Dreams, andPigs in Heaven.

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High Tide in Tucson is a better than some collections because Kingsolver has rewritten many of the pieces. Some of the essays were originally magazine articles, so she was able to rewrite them without the length and editorial restrictions imposed by the original publication/5(66). High Tide in Tucson: Essays from Now or Never Barbara Kingsolver, Author HarperCollins Publishers $22 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

I have only a few pages to go with the book of essays "High Tide in Tucson". It is written by Barbara Kingsolver who wrote a book on Oprah's list called the "Poisonwood Bible". That is still on my list to read. The essays are opinion of the author and she is of a very liberal political by: High Tide in Tucson Essays From Now or Never (Book): Kingsolver, Barbara: Twenty-six original essays explore themes of family, community, and the natural world while considering such specific topics as modern motherhood, paper dolls, and high-tide oysters.

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or a troop of oysters who observe high tide in the middle of Illinois. High Tide in Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver is a collection of twenty-five of the author's essays. The subjects contained in her anthology range from the tough times she experienced as an egghead in high school in her small town in Kentucky to her work as a successful writer.

One common thread that. Editions for High Tide in Tucson: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in Cited by: High Tide in Tucson is a book of twenty-five essays by author Barbara Kingsolver about family, community and book is titled after the first essay, in which she realizes that a hermit crab she accidentally brought home while beachcombing still times its activity to the rise and fall of the tides, even in an aquarium in Tucson, Arizona where there are no oceans or tides for.

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Her first novel, The Bean Trees was published in to critical acclaim, and was followed soon after by Homeland and Other Stories (), Animal Dreams (), Pigs in Heaven (), High Tide in Tucson: Essays from Now and Never (), and Another America: Outra America, a collection of poetry published in Each of these works has a.

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Defiant, funny and courageously honest, High Tide in Tucson is an engaging and immensely readable collection from one of the most original voices in contemporary literature. 'Possessed of an extravagantly gifted narrative voice, Kingsolver blends a fierce and abiding /5(51). Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York, NY Containerid_2 X Writing Review - High Tide In Tucson In High Tide In Tucson, Barbara Kingsolver touches on many aspects of living and the nuances that make life worth living.

Her series of essays depict many situations found in life with a new light of clarity. In High Tide in Tucson, she returnsto her familiar themes of family, community, the common good and the natural world.

The title essay considers Buster, a hermit crab that accidentally stows away on Kingsolver's return trip from the Bahamas to her desert home, and turns out to have manic-depressive tendencies.4/5(K).

Kingsolver, High Tide in Tucson, p "A hermit crab lives in my house. Here in the desert he's hiding out from local animal ordinances, at minimum, and maybe even the international laws of native-species transport.

For sure, he's an outlaw against nature. So be it" (). Barbara Kinsolver's essay, "High Tide in Tucson", tells the.

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