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Paperback:The people in the trees / Hanya Yanagihara.:2018 Paperback The people in the trees / Hanya Yanagihara.
The people in the trees / Hanya Yanagihara.
Author: Yanagihara, Hanya,
Publication year: 2018
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Picador
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781509892983 (pbk.) :
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Originally published: New York: Doubleday, 2013.
An anthropological adventure portraying the tragic potential of culture collision which marked the debut from the author who would go on to write }A Little Life{. The story begins in 1950, with a young doctor finding a group of Micronesian forest dwellers who have discovered the method for immortality of body without mind. The stunning debut novel, from the author of A Little Life.It is 1950 when Norton Perina, a young doctor, embarks on an expedition to a remote Micronesian island in search of a rumoured lost tribe. There he encounters a strange group of forest dwellers who appear to have attained a form of immortality that preserves the body but not the mind. Perina uncovers their secret and returns with it to America, where he soon finds great success. But his discovery has come at a terrible cost, not only for the islanders, but for Perina himself.Hanya Yanagihara's The People in the Trees marks the debut of a remarkable new voice in American fiction.
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