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A Fierce Radiance - Lauren Belfer
A Fierce Radiance
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780061252518 (0061252514)
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 530
Edition language: English
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Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it
This solid historical novel (and I do mean solid, it's a very satisfying brick of a paperback!) has a yank-you-out-of-your-chair awesome first line, a fascinating premise, and enough historical details to educate as well as enthrall. At times.Sadly, I didn't love this novel as much as I wanted to....
That's What She Read
That's What She Read rated it
0.0 A Fierce Radiance: A Novel
For anyone born after 1945, can you imagine a life where getting the smallest cut could mean a life-or-death struggle? Where one lived in simple fear of the common cold because it may turn into something more insidious? Of every change that has occurred during the twentieth century, the mass product...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
I really wanted to like this book, but I couldn't finish it. I enjoyed the historical aspect, about the discovery of penicillin and how it changed everything. We of the post-penicillin generation don't remember or appreciate how many children (and adults) died painful deaths from seemingly harmless ...
florinda3rs rated it
When divorced photojournalist Claire Shipley is assigned a story about the medical team at New York City's Rockefeller Institute which is about to test penicillin on a human patient for the first time, in the early winter of 1941, she also has a personal interest. Her three-year-old daughter Emily d...
Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it
Could this be as good as the author's City of Light?
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