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La Biblia envenenada (The Poisonwood Bible)
     

La Biblia envenenada (The Poisonwood Bible)

by Barbara Kingsolver, Damian Alou (Translator), Damian Alou
 
En La biblia envenenada se recorre la historia del Congo desde las postrimerías de la época colonial, en los años sesenta, hasta la actualidad, en un espinoso camino hacia la independencia. Este recorrido se realiza de la mano de las mujeres de una familia estadounidense cuyo progenitor, un pastor baUtista, se impone una imposible misión

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En La biblia envenenada se recorre la historia del Congo desde las postrimerías de la época colonial, en los años sesenta, hasta la actualidad, en un espinoso camino hacia la independencia. Este recorrido se realiza de la mano de las mujeres de una familia estadounidense cuyo progenitor, un pastor baUtista, se impone una imposible misión catequizadora. La madre y cada una de las cuatro hijas van relatando en sucesivos capítulos sus experiencias en este país. Una historia intensa, desgarradora y con una narrativa que lo atrapará desde el principio.

English Translation: In the poisoned bible the history of the Congo is crossed from the last years of the colonial time, in the Sixties, to the present time, in a thorny way towards independence. This route is made of the hand of the women of a American family whose ancestor, a shepherd Baptist, prevails an impossible catequizadora mission. The mother and each one of the four daughters are relating in successive chapters their experiences in this country. An intense, heartrendering history and with a narrative that will catch it from the beginning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788484530251
Publisher:
Planeta Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
675
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Kingsolver launched what would become an illustrious writing career with her classic first novel, The Bean Trees, about a rural Kentucky native trying to escape motherhood who inherits a Native American child on her way west. In 2000, Kingsolver was awarded the National Humanities Medal. In 2010, she won Britain’s Orange Prize for The Lacuna. Other bestselling works include The Poisonwood Bible and the bestselling nonfiction book Animal, Vegetable, Mineral.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
April 8, 1955
Place of Birth:
Annapolis, Maryland
Education:
B.A., DePauw University, 1977; M.S., University of Arizona, 1981
Website:
http://www.kingsolver.com

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