One woman: Dellarobia.
One family: The Turnbows
One small town: Feathertown, TN
Fifteen million butterflies.
And so Barbara Kingsolver sets out to tell a story that both entertains and informs.
A scientist by her education and training and a writer by profession, Kingsolver takes on hard tasks in her writing. She always seems to be pushing to create something new.
In Flight Behavior, her latest novel (she’s published 14 books, nine of them novels), she tells the story of Dellarobia Turnbow, wife, mother, daughter-in-law, friend, and lost soul, until something startling happens that gradually results in her emergence from her frustrating life.