The Poisonwood Bible

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

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Book Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Poisonwood Bible" has been SIGNED by Barbara Kingsolver on a beutiful laid-in bookplate! A story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. Taking its place alongside the classic works of postcolonial literature, this ambitious novel established Kingsolver as one of the most thoughtful and daring of modern writers. Kingsolver was born in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1955 and grew up in Carlisle, Kentucky. When Kingsolver was seven years old, her father, a physician, took the family to LĂ©opoldville, Congo (now Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo). Her parents worked in a public health capacity, and the family lived without electricity or running water.This book received high critical acclaim and was nominated as a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Literature in 1999.

Title: The Poisonwood Bible

Author Name: Kingsolver, Barbara

Categories: Modern First Editions, Historical Fiction, *NEW ARRIVALS,

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Collins: 1998

ISBN Number: 0060175400

ISBN Number 13: 9780060175405

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9336