Über den Autor
Ann Patchett is the author of five previous novels, including Run and Bel Canto, which won the Orange Prize for Fiction. She writes for the New York Times Magazine, Elle, GQ, the Financial Times, the Paris Review and Vogue. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
A dazzling tale of science and ritual, terror and love, STATE OF WONDER is the most ambitious and mesmeric book yet from the Orange prize-winning author of Bel Canto. Heart of Darkness meets The Poisonwood Bible by way of Oscar and Lucinda in this shimmering, explosive and highly cinematic tour de force. Set on the banks of the Brazilian Rio Negro among the remotest of tribes where medical science and ancient secrets collide and combine in a way that could transform the lives of women forever.
The most ambitious and mesmeric book yet from the Orange prize-winning author of Bel Canto. SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION 2012