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The poisonwood Bible : a novel

Autore: Barbara Kingsolver
Editore: New York : HarperFlamingo, ©1998.
Serie: Oprah's book club.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Fiction : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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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Genere/forma: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Barbara Kingsolver
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Numero OCLC: 38916924
Riconoscimenti: Editors' Choice, New York Times Book Review.
Descrizione: x, 546 pages ; 25 cm.
Contenuti: Genesis --
The revelation --
The judges --
Bel and the serpent --
Exodus --
Song of the three children --
The eyes in the trees.
Titolo della serie: Oprah's book club.
Responsabilità: Barbara Kingsolver.
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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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Should Have Won the Pulitzer

da kennethgibson (Utenti WorldCat. Pubblicazioni 2014-05-23) Eccellente Link permanente

Barbara Kingsolver’s, The Poisonwood Bible, is written so beautifully and reads so effortlessly that it surely will be seen as one of fiction’s greatest achievements in the second half of the last century. The story of a missionary zealot going to Africa in 1959 with his wife and four...
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Her best book to date

da suekane (Utenti WorldCat. Pubblicazioni 2008-05-14) Eccellente Link permanente
While Kingsolver's earlier books were enjoyable, this is her first work of serious literature. Don't be put off by the length -- it's worth every page.
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