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samdog123 Jun 19, 2017
My first book by Ann Patchett--wow what a story and so beautifully written too. I listened to this in the audio book format. The reader was excellent and really brought the story alive for me. When Pharmacologist, Dr. Marina Singh, is sent off to the jungles of Brazil to check on the progress ... Read More »
smc01 Jun 26, 2012
An amazing story with well-developed characters. The narration is terrific and compelling. The ending is unforgettable and also makes you wonder...
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Without revealing too much and running the risk of implying the book is one-dimensional, let's just say the book is about an extensive research project into a new, potentially earth-shattering drug.
Patchett takes us from Boston to the deepest hidden realms of the Amazon in this layered, haunting tale of biomedical exploration and the search for ourselves. Outstanding writing is Patchett's hallmark in this intricately layered novel. Deep, complex strands of narrative all come together beautifully and characters, both main and incidental are fully explored and brought to life. This is a masterful work.
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