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The poisonwood bible has 591565 ratings and 20959 reviews ebookwormy1 but there are a few reasons i don't think it's great literature the main things i. In her study of african american literary societies, elizabeth mchenry concludes while my analysis of the poisonwood bible message board seems to confirm. He phrase ''heart of darkness'' occurs only once, as far as i can tell, in barbara kingsolver's haunting new novel, ''the poisonwood bible.
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