STATE OF WONDER is set in the wilds of the Amazon when a scientist with a large pharmaceutical company is sent to track down her mentor who has disappeared. The reader is led into the heart of darkness, and then through poison arrows, snakes and cannibals, and yet, the protagonist pushes on.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Ann Patchett at the store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in June, 2011 by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins.
ANN PATCHETT (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is one of the store's best friends and super heroes. She has won the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize, as well as a bushel of other important honors. Besides coming here to sign all her books, we appreciate that she is the face and voice of booksellers around the world. Thank you Ann Patchett for all you do and thank you for signing our books.