From Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Storyteller andMy SisterâEuros Keeper, comes a gripping and beautifully written novella, now available exclusively as an eBook. Set in the wilds of Africa,Larger Than Life introduces Alice, the unforgettable character at the center of PicoultâEuros anticipated new novel,Leaving Time. A researcher studying memory in elephants, Alice is fascinated by the bonds between mother and calfâEuro"the motherâEuros powerful protective instincts and her newbornâEuros unwavering loyalty. Living on a game reserve in Botswana, Alice is able to view the animals in their natural habitatâEuro"while following an important rule: She must only observe and never interfere. Then she finds an orphaned young elephant in the bush and cannot bear to leave the helpless baby behind. Thinking back on her own childhood, and on her shifting relationship with her mother, Alice risks her career to care for the calf. Yet what she comes to understand is the depth of a parentâEuros love. Praise for Jodi Picoult âEuro²Picoult is a skilled wordsmith, and she beautifully creates situations that not only provoke the mind but touch the flawed souls in all of us."âEuro"The Boston Globe âEuro²Picoult is a rare writer who delivers book after book, a winning combination of the literary and the commercial."âEuro"Entertainment Weekly âEuro²Jodi PicoultâEuros novels do not gather dust on the bedside table. They are gobbled up quickly and the readers want more."âEuro"Los Angeles Times
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Larger Than Life : A Novella : Random House Digital, 2014. - 78 S.