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A honeybee heart has five openings : a year of keeping bees / Helen Jukes.

Jukes, Helen, (author.).

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Homer Public Library 638.1 JUK 000156267 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524747862
  • ISBN: 1524747866
  • Physical Description: 233 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in hardcover, in slightly different form, in Great Britain by Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster UK Ltd., in 2018"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Doorway -- Hive -- Bee -- Orientation -- Losing sight -- Swarm -- Honey -- Afterward.
Summary, etc.:
"Helen Jukes is entering her thirties and feeling disconnected and trapped by her office job. Then, for good luck, she is given a colony of honeybees. According to folklore, a colony, freely given, brings good fortune, and the author embarks on an emotional, rewarding journey during the course of a year as she cares for these wondrous beings and learns the art of beekeeping." -- (Source of summary not specified).
Subject: Jukes, Helen.
Beekeepers > England > Biography.
Bee culture.
Beekeepers > Anecdotes.
Bee culture > History.
Bee culture.
Genre: Anecdotes.