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The Poisonwood Bible

The Poisonwood Bible

The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver, a bestselling novel about a missionary family, the Prices, who in 1959 move from the U.S. state of Georgia to the village of Kilanga in the Belgian Congo, close to the Kwilu River. The Prices' story is narrated in turns by the five women of the family: Orleanna, the long-suffering wife of Baptist missionary Nathan Price, and their four daughters: Rachel, Leah, Adah, and Ruth May. As the Congolese villagers are seen ...

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