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User Review  - KamGeb - LibraryThing

The book was fascinating. Especially the beginning of the book. (Before the family goes their separate ways). It gave me a new way to see the missionaries and the families who went to Africa. It also gave a different view of how Africans see Americans. Definitely a book I would recommend. Read full review

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User Review  - homeschoolmimzi - LibraryThing

This book was so significant to me, b/c I read it while my daughter was at Children's Hospital having surgery. This was a very interesting, can't-put-down book, which is what I needed at the time ... Read full review

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User Review  - LauGal - LibraryThing

I had tried reading this many times and could not get into it. I had given up. MY coworker recommended it this time.I read all the reviews here on shelfari. I could not get into the book,so I borrowed ... Read full review

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User Review  - lindseyrivers - LibraryThing

Beautiful sweeping narrative that pulled me in entirely. I didn't love the narrator at first, but she was perfect in the end. I loved every minute of it. Read full review

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User Review  - bpeters65 - LibraryThing

I loved this story. A well-written book. A "fish-out-of-water" story about how a family consisting of four daugthters, an overbearing missionary husband, and a complacent wife exist in tribal, post ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I learned that I can read a very long book and appreciate it. I'm still not interested in epics in general, or most trilogies, or most series - but this was important. Read full review

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User Review  - lkernagh - LibraryThing

I have avoiding reading this book for a number of years now. Why? Well, I don't really know... I just felt as though I had to be in the right frame of mind for what I saw as just another missionary ... Read full review

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User Review  - bsiemens - LibraryThing

"Deep calls out to deep ...", Psalms 42:7. Many passages from the Bible (including the Apocrypha) are quoted in The Poisonwood Bible to give insight into the characters and their thoughts. I don't ... Read full review

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User Review  - LilyRoseShadowlyn - LibraryThing

Poignant & potent Read full review

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User Review  - ChrisWay - LibraryThing

I have read this book at least ten times over the years. One of my all time favorites. It is a great story. Read full review


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