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The Beans of Egypt, Maine

(1985)
A novel by

 
 
There are families like the Beans all over America. They live on the wrong side of town in mobile homes strung with Christmas lights all year around. The women are often pregnant, the men drunk and just out of jail, and the children too numerous to count. In the 'Beans of Egypt', Maine, we meet the God-fearing Earlene Pomerleau and experience her obsession for the whole swarming Bean tribe. Therecousin Rubie, a boozer and a brawler, tall Aunt Roberta, the earth mother surrounded by countless, clinging babies, and Beal, sensitive, often gentle, but doomed by the violence within him.

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Hardback Editions

December 1985 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-8161-3956-3 / 978-0-8161-3956-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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March 1985 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Beans
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-7011-2948-4 / 978-0-7011-2948-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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January 1985 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-89919-314-5 / 978-0-89919-314-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ticknor & Fields
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Paperback Editions

September 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-8021-4359-8 / 978-0-8021-4359-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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March 1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine: The Finished Version
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-15-600188-8 / 978-0-15-600188-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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July 1986 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Beans of Egypt Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-446-30010-1 / 978-0-446-30010-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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July 1989 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-7493-9025-5 / 978-0-7493-9025-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Minerva
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May 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine (King Penguin)
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-14-008925-X / 978-0-14-008925-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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January 1985 : USA Paperback
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Title: Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-89919-362-5 / 978-0-89919-362-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ticknor & Fields
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January 1985 : Paperback
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 9997607783 / 978-9997607782
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co
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Audio Editions

September 2015 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 1-5113-0826-5 / 978-1-5113-0826-7
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Beans of Egypt, Maine, The
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 1-4233-7451-7 / 978-1-4233-7451-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Beans of Egypt, Maine, The
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 1-4233-7450-9 / 978-1-4233-7450-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Beans of Egypt, Maine, The
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 1-4233-7452-5 / 978-1-4233-7452-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Beans of Egypt, Maine, The
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 1-4233-7453-3 / 978-1-4233-7453-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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2000 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-7366-4855-0 / 978-0-7366-4855-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc.
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May 1987 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
ISBN: 0-671-64104-2 / 978-0-671-64104-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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Kindle Editions

September 2008 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
Publisher: Grove Press
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September 2008 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Beans of Egypt, Maine
Author(s): Carolyn Chute
Publisher: Grove Press
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