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Publisher's Summary

Ambientada en Carolina del Sur en 1964, La vida secreta de las abejas es la historia de Lily Owens, cuya vida ha sido formada alrededor del recuerdo confuso de la tarde en que su madre fue asesinada. Esta es una novela notable sobre el poder divino femenino, una historia que las mujeres compartiran y pasaran a sus hijas por generaciones.

Now this New York Times best seller is available as a Spanish-language audiobook. Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of the Bees is the history of Lily Owens, whose life has been formed around the confused memory of the afternoon on which her mother was murdered. This is a notable novel about female power, divine and human, and a story that women will share and pass from mother to daughter for generations.

©2002 Sue Monk Kidd; (P)2003 Ediciones B, S.A.; © & (P)2005 HighBridge Company

Critic Reviews

  • 2005 Audie Award Nominee, Judges' Award: Spanish Language

"A moving first novel...Lily is an authentic and winning character and her story is compellingly told." (USA Today)

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I decided to hear this book in Spanish. It is a wonderful translation. The novel was moving and historical. The contrast between those who hate and those who love is clearly defined and, since love wins, it gives us hope. Very creative. I highly recommend it.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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Un cuento sumamente divertido

Me encanta el historia de la epoca cuando, en el estado de Carolina del Sur, el mundo estaba cambiando. Las mujeres negra, que forman un parte muy importante del tema del libro ayudan un ni?a blanca que habia perdido su madre. Recomiendo a toda que quieren saber mas de la vida en los sesentas en el sur de los estados unidos and como crecia la jovencita aceptar su vida triste con esperanza y la apoya de las mujeres en su casa nueva.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Ruth
  • 1103 SE 51st avenue Hillsboro, OR
  • 06-06-08

Amazing!!!

Great book and great translation as well!!!

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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Una historia que te remonta a la vida de campo.

What made the experience of listening to La Vida Secreta de las Abejas the most enjoyable?

Disfrute la narración fue emotiva y me llevó a la época de narración y podía sentirme en el ambiente.

Would you be willing to try another book from Sue Monk Kidd? Why or why not?

Si porque me gustó la narrativa.

Which scene was your favorite?

El hospital y la carcel.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No.

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julio guevara

hemocionalmente hermoso! un libro nacido del corazon escrito con sentimientos. una conjugacion de cerebro, conocimiento, alma, emociones y don.

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Absolutely fascinating!

Amazing! The heart touching story, suspenseful moments, the love and care that was shown by everyone. I absolutely love it!

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fuck this

wonderful but you should not have to put at least 15 word because that is fucking bullshit.

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Muy malo / very bad

Very bad /muy pero muy malo / Veldig dårlig.
No se lo recomiendo a nadie, más malo de lo que parece

0 of 2 people found this review helpful