Holding the Line
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About the Author
Barbara Kingsolver is the author of ten bestselling works of fiction, including the novels Unsheltered, Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, The Poisonwood Bible, Animal Dreams, and The Bean Trees, as well as books of poetry, essays, and creative nonfiction. Her work of narrative nonfiction is the influential bestseller Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. Kingsolver's work has been translated into more than twenty languages and has earned literary awards and a devoted readership at home and abroad. She was awarded the National Humanities Medal, our country's highest honor for service through the arts, as well as the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for the body of her work. She lives with her family on a farm in southern Appalachia.
"Like Kingsolver's fiction, Holding the Line is a beautifully written book grounded on the strength of its characters--only this time the characters are real."-- "Journal of the Southwest"
"The women tell remarkable stories of their lives and actions.... This book pays powerful tribute to their resolve and passion for economic justice."-- "Publishers Weekly"