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About Barbara Kinsolver

 

 

 

Barbara Kingsolver was born in 1955, and grew up in rural Kentucky. She earned degrees in biology from DePauw University and the University of Arizona, and has worked as a freelance writer and author since 1985. Kingsolver was named one the most important writers of the 20th Century by Writers Digest. The Poisonwood Bible was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the Orange Prize, and won the national book award of South Africa, before being named an Oprah Book Club selection. She has two daughters, Camille (born in 1987) and Lily (1996). Her husband, Steven Hopp, teaches environmental studies. Since June 2004, Barbara and her family have lived on a farm in southern Appalachia. Barbara believes her best work is accomplished through writing, raising her children, and being an active citizen of her own community. She is grateful for the good will and support of her readers.

 

The Poisonwood Bible

Welcome! This research guide pulls together a variety of resources you may want to use if you are conducting research on the prize-winning novel, "The Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver.

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"We aimed for no more than to have dominion over every creature that moved upon the earth. And so it came to pass that we stepped down there on a place we believed unformed, where only darkness moved on the face of the waters."

Orleanna,  from The Poisonwood Bible

 

 

 


 

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Karen Vogel [The Pensive Reader ca.1884, Mary Cassatt]
 
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