State of Wonder by Anne Patch
Award-winning, New York Times bestsellingauthor Ann Patchett returns with a provocative andassured novel of morality and miracles, science and sacrifice set in the Amazonrainforest. Infusing the narrative with the same ingenuity and emotionalurgency that pervaded her acclaimed previous novels Bel Canto, Taft, Run, The Magician’s Assistant, and ThePatron Saint of Liars, Patchett delivers anenthrallingly innovative tale of aspiration, exploration, and attachment in State of Wonder—a gripping adventurestory and a profound look at the difficult choices we make in the name ofdiscovery and love.
The characters were believable and well developed, the story was excellent and unpredictable. ” Jean Myles | 214 reviewers made a similar statement
I finished it for book club, but felt like I do when I get stuck watching a bad movie and just want to see how it ends. ” Katie Green | 172 reviewers made a similar statement
Though Dr Swenson has her way of living among the Lakashi, Marina comes to develop her own way, much more symbiotic with the way the Lakashi live. ” Rachel Devenish Ford | 28 reviewers made a similar statement
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