Barbara Kingsolver

From Goodreads: “Barbara Kingsolver is an American novelist, essayist, and poet. She was raised in rural Kentucky and lived briefly in Africa in her early childhood. Kingsolver earned degrees in Biology at DePauw University and the University of Arizona and worked as a freelance writer before she began writing novels. Her most famous works include The Poisonwood Bible, the tale of a missionary family in the Congo, and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, a non-fiction account of her family’s attempts to eat locally.

Her work often focuses on topics such as social justice, biodiversity, and the interaction between humans and their communities and environments. Each of her books published since 1993 have been on The New York Times Best Seller list. Kingsolver has received numerous awards, including the UK’s Orange Prize for Fiction 2010, for The Lacuna and the National Humanities Medal. She has been nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

In 2000, Kingsolver established the Bellwether Prize to support “literature of social change.””

The Poisonwood Bible Discussion Questions & Review
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The Poisonwood Bible Discussion Questions & Review

Blurb: 4* – I Really Liked It! – The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver is gorgeous, lyrical, yet brutal and intense. I truly understood what life was like in the 1960’s for the Prices, a missionary family living in the Congo in the 1960’s. I pick up these books set in other cultures to get a true sense of…