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The poisonwood Bible : a novel

Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2005, ©1998.
Series: Harper Perennial modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Harper Perennial modern classics ed
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The 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.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kingsolver
ISBN: 9780329758998 9780061577079 0329758993 0061577073 9780060786502 0060786507
OCLC Number: 1003695068
Target Audience: 89YA.; 960
Description: x, 546 p. ; 21 cm
Series Title: Harper Perennial modern classics
Responsibility: Barbara Kingsolver.

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The 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.

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