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The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
The Poisonwood Bible
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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.
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780571201754 (057120175X)
ASIN: 057120175X
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 614
Edition language: English
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TrevorPTweedleD
TrevorPTweedleD rated it
3.0 The Poisonwood Bible
"It is the year 1959 and The Price family are making the move from their home town of Bethlehem, Georgia to a rather isolated village in the Congo and a confounding place overall. So isolated, that it is commonly referred to as the place where everything is hidden. So confounding, that it is a place...
Inked Brownies
Inked Brownies rated it
3.0 The Poisonwood Bible
3.5 stars I first heard of this book on one of Oprah's Book Club episodes, god knows how many years ago. It struck me as something I should read. Which I never did until now. It's not exactly the literary masterpiece I was expecting, but still a very good read. The story takes place in Congo (refer...
Read With ME (207)
Read With ME (207) rated it
5.0 The Poisonwood Bible
One of the best books of all time! An absolute 5-star rated, must read book!!!!It has been a couple years since I've read this book but it stays with me, one of those books that really leaves an impression and I fully intend to read it again. I'm surprised there wasn't more hype surrounding this nov...
Author Lisa M. Green
Author Lisa M. Green rated it
4.0 The Poisonwood Bible
What a sadly depressing, but poignant tale...The last half of the book was absolutely unnecessary and could have been condensed into a few chapters. But the first half is eerily poetic in many, many ways...
Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it
5.0 The Poisonwood Bible
I made 52 notes while reading this book. FIFTY TWO NOTES. That's how interesting it is.
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