The People in the Trees

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The People in the Trees

Hanya Yanagihara
3.71  ·  Rating details ·  22,634 ratings  ·  3,278 reviews
In 1950, a young doctor called Norton Perina signs on with the anthropologist Paul Tallent for an expedition to the remote Micronesian island of Ivu’ivu in search of a rumored lost tribe. They succeed, finding not only that tribe but also a group of forest dwellers they dub “The Dreamers,” who turn out to be fantastically long-lived but progressively more senile. Perina suspects the source of their longevity is a hard-to-find turtle; unable to resist the possibility of eternal life, he kills one and smuggles some meat back to the States. He scientifically proves his thesis, earning worldwide fame and the Nobel Prize, but he soon discovers that its miraculous property comes at a terrible price. As things quickly spiral out of his control, his own demons take hold, with devastating personal consequences.

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Weight 0.5 kg
Book Details

Hardcover, 369 pages
Published August 13th 2013 by Doubleday
Original Title The People in the Trees
ISBN 0385536771 (ISBN13: 9780385536776)

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