The Poisonwood Bible (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


Barbara Kingsolver is the bestselling author of the novels, The Bean Trees and Pigs in Heaven, as well as collected essays, High Tide in Tucson. The Poisonwood Bible was an Oprah Book Club pick. She lives in Arizona.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061577079
ISBN-10: 0061577073
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: June 10th, 2008
Pages: 546
Language: English