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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

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The Poisonwood Bible (1998) by Barbara Kingsolver ( is a bestselling novel about a missionary ( family, the Prices, who in 1959 move from Georgia (U.S. state) ( to the village of Kilanga in the Belgian Congo (, close to the Kwilu River ( (The nearest town, an impossibly long journey away, is Bulungu ( The Prices' story, which parallels their host country's tumultuous emergence into the post-colonial era, is narrated by the five women of the family: Orleanna, the long-suffering wife of Baptist ( missionary Nathan Price, and their four daughters—Rachel, Leah, Adah, and Ruth May.