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State of Wonder - Chapter Eight Summary & Analysis

Ann Patchett
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Chapter Eight Summary

In Chapter 8, Marina writes to Mr. Fox, as Dr. Alan Saturn, one of the other doctors in the group, announces he is taking letters to the trading post of the Jinta upstream. Easter has been giving her letters from Ander to Karen for a while, and she assumes these were all letters that never made it to the trading post. She has met other doctors in the week she has been in the facility, including Dr. Budi and Dr. Nancy Saturn. Marina occupies her off time exploring the jungle, swimming in the river, and reading old magazines and a collection of Dickens novels. The Lakashi are patient subjects, and Marina learns they were trained painstakingly by Swenson. Marina learns the tribe goes on trips deep into the jungle, where they intake hallucinogenic mushrooms. Swenson notes they have gone with them previously...

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