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The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver

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The poisonwood Bible : a novel
Title
The poisonwood Bible
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Kingsolver
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Summary
The family of a fierce evangelical Baptist missionary--Nathan Price, his wife, and his four daughters--begins to unravel after they embark on a 1959 mission to the Belgian Congo, where they find their lives forever transformed over the course of three decades by the political and social upheaval of Africa
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1998.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2000.
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038329
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Kingsolver, Barbara
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Harper Perennial modern classics
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  • Americans
  • Missionaries
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
Target audience
adult
Label
The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint with "P.S., insights, interviews & more" section. Previously published: New York : HarperFlamingo, 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 545-546)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 546, 18 p.
Isbn
9780061577079
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o191245503
  • (Sirsi) o191245503
  • (OCoLC)191245503
Label
The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver
Publication
Note
Reprint with "P.S., insights, interviews & more" section. Previously published: New York : HarperFlamingo, 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 545-546)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 546, 18 p.
Isbn
9780061577079
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o191245503
  • (Sirsi) o191245503
  • (OCoLC)191245503

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