ABOUT FIVE WIVES
In the tradition of The Poisonwood Bible comes a novel set in the rainforest of Ecuador about five women left behind when their missionary husbands are killed. Based on shocking real-life events. Five Wives will be released by HarperCollins Canada September 3, 2019.
“What a wonderful book! . . . a gorgeous, nuanced retelling.” —Alison Pick
“…a brave, important, utterly absorbing novel.” —Barbara Gowdy
“A beauty of a story.” —David Bergen
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A fourth novel from Joan Thomas, whose acclaimed fiction has been nominated for the ScotiaBank Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Award, and the International Dublin Literary Award. Joan is a recipient of the Writers Trust of Canada Engel-Findley Award. She lives in Winnipeg.