Barbara Kingsolver

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In Barbara Kingsolver’s Unsheltered, char acters feel as if they did what was right in life, but get a bad deal at the end of their lives.

Barbara Kingsolver: Unsheltered

In Barbara Kingsolver’s Unsheltered, char acters feel as if they did what was right in life, but get a bad deal at the end of their lives.

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Barbara Kingsolver

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