The poisonwood Bible : a novel / Barbara Kingsolver.
- http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0911/98019901-b.html - Contributor biographical information
- http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc043/98019901.html - Publisher description
1 current hold with 188 total copies.
- ISBN: 0060175400
- ISBN: 9780060175405
- Physical Description: x, 546 p. ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : HarperFlamingo, c1998.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 545-546).
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Genesis -- The revelation -- The judges -- Bel and the serpent -- Exodus -- Song of the three children -- The eyes in the trees.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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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