This is probably the best book I read in 2007.
The author is to be commended for not tying everything up into one neat tidy little package at the end of the book, but rather he leaves many questions unanswered.
Author has a remarkable talent for creating characters whom you think you might care about, but in the end... not so much.
This book had been on my reading list for almost a year; luckily I retired and had the chance to read it over Christmas. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Beatrice S. Vontobel
I greatly enjoyed reading this book, which kept me awake until 2 AM a few times while I was working on finishing it. Read morePublished on August 19, 2012 by Nicole B
Recommended by a friend and it did not disappoint. Very well written novel with the deep story background, one that moved along and I couldn't put down. Read morePublished on April 17, 2012 by Laurel
Author has a remarkable talent for creating characters whom you think you might care about, but in the end... not so much. Author is an MD. I am an MD. Read morePublished on August 26, 2011 by Maverick
this is one of the most intriguing books i've ever read because, written by a doctor, it combines a story line with medical information on how to live long and prosper... Read morePublished on April 4, 2011 by Theodore G. Holz
Patterson is a very talented writer but starting on page one are these occasionally gratuitous, sex vignettes that are clumsy and starkly out of place. Read morePublished on March 25, 2011 by Anonymous
I highly recommend this book. Gave it to my father in-law who has written several books on Alaska, and the Inuit. He loved it so much that he wrote to the author. Read morePublished on August 22, 2008 by Amanda Erickson
This was a pretty good read, but Patterson has a tendency to digress in a bit of a wind-baggy way (he also exhibited this tendency in The Water in Between, but that was a much... Read morePublished on May 31, 2008 by D. D. Burlin