The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel

Title

The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel

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Document Type

Book

Description

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.

Publication Date

1998

Publisher

HarperFlamingo

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2011 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | History

The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel

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