The Poisonwood Bible

The Poisonwood Bible

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

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pp 546 Oprah's Book Club; thick paperback in good condition; clean pages; uncreased spine; edgewear especially at the top/bottom of spineThe Poisonwood Bible 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. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it-from garden seeds to Scripture-is calamitously transformed on African soil. What follows is a suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the course of three decades in postcolonial Africa. The novel is set against one of the most dramatic political chronicles of the twentieth century: the Congo's fight for independence from Belgium, the order of its first elected prime minister, the CIA coup to install his replacement, and the insidious progress of a world economic order that robs the fledgling African nation of its autonomy.

Title: The Poisonwood Bible

Author Name: Kingsolver, Barbara

Categories: Literature & Fiction, Contemporary,

Publisher: US, HarperCollins Publishers: 1999

ISBN Number: 0060930535

ISBN Number 13: 9780060930530

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Type: Paperback

Size: 5.3 x 1.3 x 8 inches

Seller ID: PGB635