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The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel



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Author
Kingsolver, Barbara
Descriptors
Africans
Colonialism
Fathers and Daughters
Mothers and Daughters
Sagas-Family
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Location/Setting:
Africa
Time Period:
1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
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Summary
In 1959, Nathan Price uproots his family to Africa during the Congo's fight for independence. Narrated by his wife and four daughters, the novel tells of the hardships they endure in Africa and at the hands of their father.
Critique
Epic, with fascinating characters and a tumultuous historical backdrop. Highly recommended.
ISBN
0060175400
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# of Pages
546
Published
1998
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Reviewer's Initials: DO CO EJ MA


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