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State of wonder

Author: Ann Patchett
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2011.
Series: Instant book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A researcher at a pharmaceutical company, Marina Singh journeys into the heart of the Amazonian delta to check on a field team that has been silent for two years--a dangerous assignment that forces Marina to confront the ghosts of her past.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Student Collection
Fiction
Novels
Adventure fiction
Named Person: Marina (Fictitious character) Singh
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Patchett
ISBN: 0062049801 9780062049803 006204981X 9780062049810 9780062224590 006222459X 9780062074713 0062074717 9780062207258 0062207253 9781408818756 1408818752
OCLC Number: 649701863
Awards: Short-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 2012
Description: 353 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A researcher at a pharmaceutical company, Marina Singh journeys into the heart of the Amazonian delta to check on a field team that has been silent for two years --
a dangerous assignment that forces Marina to confront the ghosts of her past.
Series Title: Instant book club.
Responsibility: Ann Patchett.

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A dazzlingtale of science and ritual, terror and love, State of Wonder is the mostambitious and mesmeric book yet from the Orange prize-winning author of BelCanto  Read more...

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The best book I have read all year. It made me laugh and weep and left me in a state of wonder: perfect from first page to last ... a masterpiece * Emma Donoghue * A triumph and Pachett's best book Read more...

 
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