The Poisonwood Bible

Barbara Kingsolver
AUD $19.99
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An exquisite new edition of this international best-selling classic novel.

This story is 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.

Author bio:

Barbara Kingsolver is one of the most important voices of our time. Barbara Kingsolver’s previous fourteen works of fiction and non-fiction have been translated into dozens of languages and earned a devoted readership. She won the Orange Prize in 2010 for The Lacuna and her novel Flight Behaviour was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. In 2000 she was awarded the National Humanities Medal, her country's highest honour for service through the arts. Before she made her living as a writer, Kingsolver earned degrees in biology and worked as a scientist. She now lives with her family on a farm in southern Appalachia.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780571339792
Edition No: 3
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: August 2017
Page Extent: 640
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Fiction & related items

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