Poisonwood Bible: A Novel
In 1959, Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist, takes his four young daughters, his wife, and his mission to the Belgian Congo -- a place, he is sure, where he can save needy souls. But the seeds they plant bloom in tragic ways within this complex culture. Set against one of the most dramatic political events of the twentieth century -- the Congo's fight for independence from Belgium and its devastating consequences -- here is New York Times-bestselling author Barbara Kingslover's beautiful, heartbreaking, and unforgettable epic that chronicles the disintegration of family and a nation.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lasvegasbookie - LibraryThing
I thought this was an amazing book. It made me think. It changed my mind. It entertained (I laughed, cried, sputtered in anger, etc.). The many different voices were so well done. Great job! Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Linyarai - LibraryThing
I read this for the "a book set in Africa" part of my 2018 reading challenge. Based on the other reviews, I didn't find it as gripping as I had expected, but it was enlightening. Read full review