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The People in the Trees

The People in the Trees

by Hanya Yanagihara
Paperback
Publication Date: 06/05/2014
  $31.95
A powerful work of visionary literary fiction from the bestselling author of the Man Booker Prize and National Book Award-nominated modern classic, 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 rumored 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. Disquieting yet thrilling, The People in the Trees is an anthropological adventure story with a profound and tragic vision of what happens when cultures collide.
ISBN:
9780345803313
9780345803313
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
06-05-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
476
Dimensions (mm):
201x130x30mm
Weight:
0.36kg
Hanya Yanagihara

Hanya Yanagihara is the author of The People in the Trees.

She is an editor-at-large at Condé Nast Traveller and lives in New York City.

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