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State of Wonder

By Ann Patchett

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State of Wonder

By Ann Patchett


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A live video chat recorded on May 16, 2012. We discussed her new book State of Wonder, as well as her independent bookstore Parnassus Books.

“Expect miracleswhen you read Ann Patchett’s fiction.”—New YorkTimes Book Review

Award-winning, New York Times bestsellingauthor Ann Patchett returns with a provocative andassured novel of morality and miracles, science and sacrifice set in the Amazonrainforest. Infusing the narrative with the same ingenuity and emotionalurgency that pervaded her acclaimed previous novels Bel Canto, Taft, Run, The Magician’s Assistant, and ThePatron Saint of Liars, Patchett delivers anenthrallingly innovative tale of aspiration, exploration, and attachment in State of Wonder—a gripping adventurestory and a profound look at the difficult choices we make in the name ofdiscovery and love.

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Publisher
Harper Perennial
ISBN-10
006204981X

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