The Poisonwood Bible
The Poisonwood Bible
A Novel

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. What follows is a suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the course of three decades in postcolonial Africa.

Title The Poisonwood Bible
Subtitle A Novel
Author Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Title First Published 01 June 2008
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 576 p.
ISBN-10 0061577073
ISBN-13 9780061577079
Publication Date 01 June 2008
Main content page count 576
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $18.99

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