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The poisonwood bible

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FROM THE MULTI-MILLION COPY SELLING AUTHORWINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2010'Breathtaking.' Sunday Times'Beautiful.' Independent'Funny, terrifying and heartbreaking.' Mail on SundayAn international bestseller and a modern classic, this suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and their remarkable reconstruction has been read, adored and shared by millions around the world, including Barack Obama. This story is 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. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it - from garden seeds to Scripture - is calamitously transformed on African soil. What readers are saying***** 'This remains one of the most fascinating books I have ever read.'***** 'I felt every emotion under the sky with this book.'***** 'Riveting.'***** 'This novel left a lasting - YEARS LASTING - impression.'***** 'This is one of those booksthat stands the test of time and is worth rereading.'***** 'Five epic, no-wonder-this-book-is-so-well-loved stars!'

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Product Details
Faber & Faber
0571380824 / 9780571380824
United Kingdom
640 pages
24 cm
Reprint. Originally published: New York: HarperCollins, 1998.