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The poisonwood Bible : a novel

Auteur: Barbara Kingsolver
Uitgever: New York : HarperFlamingo, ©1998.
Serie: Oprah's book club.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Fictie : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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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Genre/Vorm: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Genre: Fictie
Soort document Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 0060175400 9780060175405 0060930535 9780060930530 0060786507 9780060786502 9780739412565 0739412566
OCLC-nummer: 38916924
Onderscheidingen: Editors' Choice, New York Times Book Review.
Beschrijving: x, 546 pages ; 25 cm.
Inhoud: Genesis --
The revelation --
The judges --
Bel and the serpent --
Exodus --
Song of the three children --
The eyes in the trees.
Serietitel: Oprah's book club.
Verantwoordelijkheid: 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

door kennethgibson (Gepubliceerd door gebruiker WorldCat 2014-05-23) Uitstekend Permalink

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

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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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