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September's book : The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Hosted by the Consul of the Basel Books and Beyond Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Tue 18 Sep 19:30 - 21:30

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The Poisonwood Bible Protected content , by Barbara Kingsolver, is a bestselling novel about a missionary family, the Prices, who in Protected content from the U.S. state of Georgia to the village of Kilanga in the Belgian Congo, close to the Kwilu River.

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist . 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 follows is a suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the course of three decades in postcolonial Africa