State of wonder: a novel

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Ann Patchett raises the bar with State of Wonder, a provocative and ambitious novel set deep in the Amazon jungle. Research scientist Dr. Marina Singh is sent to Brazil to track down her former mentor, Dr. Annick Swenson, who seems to have disappeared in the Amazon while working on an extremely valuable new drug. The last person who was sent to find her died before he could complete his mission. Plagued by trepidation, Marina embarks on an odyssey into the insect-infested jungle in hopes of finding answers to the questions about her friend's death, her company's future, and her own past. Once found, Dr. Swenson is as imperious and uncompromising as ever. But while she is as threatening as anything the jungle has to offer, the greatest sacrifices to be made are the ones Dr. Swenson asks of herself, and will ultimately ask of Marina. State of Wonder is a world unto itself, where unlikely beauty stands beside unimaginable loss. It is a tale that leads the reader into the very heart of darkness, and then shows us what lies on the other side.
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9780062349545
9780062049827
9781456123482
9780062049803
9780062065216
9781461832195
9780062072498
9780062072474
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.7, 21 Points
Lexile measure:
990L
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Grouping Title state of wonder
Grouping Author patchett ann
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-18 23:52:08PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-19 00:25:56AM

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auth_author2 Davis, Hope, 1967-
author Patchett, Ann.
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display_description "Ann Patchett raises the bar with State of Wonder, a provocative and ambitious novel set deep in the Amazon jungle. Research scientist Dr. Marina Singh is sent to Brazil to track down her former mentor, Dr. Annick Swenson, who seems to have disappeared in the Amazon while working on an extremely valuable new drug. The last person who was sent to find her died before he could complete his mission. Plagued by trepidation, Marina embarks on an odyssey into the insect-infested jungle in hopes of finding answers to the questions about her friend's death, her company's future, and her own past. Once found, Dr. Swenson is as imperious and uncompromising as ever. But while she is as threatening as anything the jungle has to offer, the greatest sacrifices to be made are the ones Dr. Swenson asks of herself, and will ultimately ask of Marina. State of Wonder is a world unto itself, where unlikely beauty stands beside unimaginable loss. It is a tale that leads the reader into the very heart of darkness, and then shows us what lies on the other side."--Publisher description.
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subject_facet Amazon River Region -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Downloadable audio books, Jungles -- Amazon River Region -- Fiction, Large type books, Medicine -- Research -- Fiction, Scientists -- Fiction
title_display State of wonder
title_full State of Wonder, State of Wonder A Novel, State of wonder / Ann Patchett, State of wonder [electronic resource] : a novel / Ann Patchett, State of wonder [sound recording] : a novel / Ann Patchett, State of wonder [sound recording] : a novel / by Ann Patchett, State of wonder [text (large print)] / Ann Patchett
title_short State of wonder
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Jungles, Large type books, Literature, Medicine, Research, Scientists