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The poisonwood Bible : a novel / Barbara Kingsolver.

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  • ISBN: 0060175400
  • ISBN: 9780060175405
  • Physical Description: x, 546 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperFlamingo, c1998.

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 545-546).
Contents: 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.
Subject: Americans > Congo (Democratic Republic) > Fiction.
Congo (Democratic Republic) > Fiction.
Missionaries > Fiction.
Domestic fiction
Christian missionaries > Congo > Fiction.
Americans > Africa > Fiction.
Culture conflict > Congo > Fiction.
Americans > Congo > Fiction.
Baptists > Congo > Fiction.
Colonialism > Congo > Fiction.
Christian families > Congo > Fiction.
Religious fanatics > Congo > Fiction.
Emotionally abusive men > Congo > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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