The Resource State of wonder, Ann Patchett

State of wonder, Ann Patchett

Label
State of wonder
Title
State of wonder
Statement of responsibility
Ann Patchett
Creator
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Among the tangled waterways and giant anacondas of the Brazilian Rio Negro, an enigmatic scientist is developing a drug that could alter the lives of women for ever. Dr Annick Swenson's work is shrouded in mystery; she refuses to report on her progress, especially to her investors, whose patience is fast running out. Anders Eckman, a mild-mannered lab researcher, is sent to investigate. A curt telegram reporting his untimely death is all that returns. Now Marina Singh, Anders's colleague and once a student of the mighty Dr Swenson, is their last hope. Marina leaves the snowy plains of Minnesota and retraces her friend's perilous steps into the heart of the South American darkness, determined to track down Dr. Swenson and uncover the secrets being jealously guarded among the remotest tribes of the rainforest. What Marina does not yet know is thatshe will face horrors beyond her wildest imagination, and will be forced to make impossible decisions with consequences more wide-ranging than she could ever foresee
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.A7756
LC item number
S76 2011
Literary form
fiction
State of wonder, Ann Patchett
Label
State of wonder, Ann Patchett
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13547925
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24 cm
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Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9781408818756
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010029229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Orange Prize for Fiction - Shortlisted - 2012
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO552915
  • (OCoLC)649701863
  • 13547925

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