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State of Wonder - Ann Patchett
State of Wonder
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062349545 (0062349546)
ASIN: 62349546
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
2.5 State of Wonder
State of Wonder tells the story of Miranda, a scientist who works for a big pharmaceutical company. After her colleague Anders has died in the Amazonian rain forest, the company sends her to find out what has happened to Anders and how advanced the research of Dr. Swenson, the former mentor of Miran...
Listening to the Silence
Listening to the Silence rated it
4.0
Dr. Marina Singh is stunned to hear that her lab mate, Anders Eckman has died after travelling to the Amazon on company business. Pushed by her boss and compelled ny Anders wife, Marina undertakes her own trip into the jungle to learn the details of why Anders died and to finish the job he for which...
LeahSL
LeahSL rated it
4.0 State of Wonder
Maybe 'State of Wonder' is the fact that she kept me predicting the ending that was about to happen and then upset my expectations so I'd think "Wow, how is she gonna pull that off?" all the way through the book, but then every time she pulled it off and I'd just be in a state of wonder.
The Book Diva's Reads
The Book Diva's Reads rated it
5.0 State of Wonder
I've read this twice and it simply gets better with every read.
learn by going
learn by going rated it
4.5 State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett
What a journey this book takes you on. Deeper and deeper, coiling the tension, or, more often, taking a turn you'd barely had the wherewithal to anticipate. The story is clearly modeled on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, except I really liked it. ;) A pharmaceutical company is developing an imp...
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