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The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver

Label
The poisonwood Bible : a novel
Title
The poisonwood Bible
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Kingsolver
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. By the author of Pigs in Heaven
Summary
The family of a fierce evangelical Baptist missionary--Nathan Price, his wife, and his four daughters--begins to unravel after they embark on a 1959 mission to the Belgian Congo, where they find their lives forever transformed over the course of three decades by the political and social upheaval of Africa
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1998.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
038329
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kingsolver, Barbara
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Missionaries
  • Christian missionaries
  • Americans
  • Culture conflict
  • Americans
  • Baptists
  • Colonialism
  • Christian families
  • Religious fanatics
  • Emotionally abusive men
  • Americans
  • Missionaries
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
Target audience
adult
Label
The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-546)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Genesis -- The revelation -- The judges -- Bel and the serpent -- Exodus -- Song of the three children -- The eyes in the trees
Control code
ocm38916924
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 546 pages
Isbn
9780060175405
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
98019901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)38916924
Label
The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-546)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Genesis -- The revelation -- The judges -- Bel and the serpent -- Exodus -- Song of the three children -- The eyes in the trees
Control code
ocm38916924
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 546 pages
Isbn
9780060175405
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
98019901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)38916924

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