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The poisonwood Bible : a novel

The poisonwood Bible : a novel

Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: New York : HarperFlamingo, ©1998.
Series: Oprah's book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The drama of a U.S. missionary family in Africa during a war of decolonization. At its center is Nathan Price, a self-righteous Baptist minister who establishes a mission in a village in 1959 Belgian Congo. The resulting clash of cultures is seen through the eyes of his wife and his four daughters. By the author of Pigs in Heaven.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
American fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Translations into Hebrew
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 0060175400 9780060175405 0060930535 9780060930530 057120175X 9780571201754
OCLC Number: 38916924
Performer(s): Read by Dean Robertson.
Awards: Editors' Choice, New York Times Book Review.
Description: x, 546 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Genesis --
The revelation --
The judges --
Bel and the serpent --
Exodus --
Song of the three children --
The eyes in the trees.
Series Title: Oprah's book club.
Responsibility: Barbara Kingsolver.
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This is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.  Read more...


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