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Allegra Goodman

Hailed as "a writer of uncommon clarity" by the New Yorker, National Book Award finalist Allegra Goodman has dazzled readers with her acclaimed works of fiction, including such beloved bestsellers as The Family Markowitz and Kaaterskill Falls. Now she returns with a bracing new novel, at once an intricate mystery and a rich human drama set in the high-stakes atmosphere of a prestigious research institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sandy Glass, a charismatic publicity-seeking oncologist, and Marion Mendelssohn, a pure, exacting scientist, are codirectors of a lab at the Philpott Institute dedicated to cancer research and desperately in need of a grant. Both mentors and supervisors of their young postdoctoral protégés, Glass and Mendelssohn demand dedication and obedience in a competitive environment where funding is scarce and results elusive. So when the experiments of Cliff Bannaker, a young postdoc in a rut, begin to work, the entire lab becomes giddy with newfound expectations. But Cliff's rigorous colleague-and girlfriend-Robin Decker suspects the unthinkable: that his findings are fraudulent. As Robin makes her private doubts public and Cliff maintains his innocence, a life-changing controversy engulfs the lab and everyone in it. With extraordinary insight, Allegra Goodman brilliantly explores the intricate mixture of workplace intrigue, scientific ardor, and the moral consequences of a rush to judgment. She has written an unforgettable novel. From the Hardcover edition.

Hailed as "a writer of uncommon clarity" by the New Yorker, National Book Award finalist Allegra Goodman has dazzled readers with her acclaimed works of fiction, including such beloved bestsellers as The Family Markowitz and Kaaterskill Falls. Now she returns with a bracing new novel, at once an intricate mystery and a rich human drama set in the high-stakes atmosphere of a prestigious research institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sandy Glass, a charismatic publicity-seeking oncologist, and Marion Mendelssohn, a pure, exacting scientist, are codirectors of a lab at the Philpott Institute dedicated to cancer research and desperately in need of a grant. Both mentors and supervisors of their young postdoctoral protégés, Glass and Mendelssohn demand dedication and obedience in a competitive environment where funding is scarce and results elusive. So when the experiments of Cliff Bannaker, a young postdoc in a rut, begin to work, the entire lab becomes giddy with newfound expectations. But Cliff's rigorous colleague-and girlfriend-Robin Decker suspects the unthinkable: that his findings are fraudulent. As Robin makes her private doubts public and Cliff maintains his innocence, a life-changing controversy engulfs the lab and everyone in it. With extraordinary insight, Allegra Goodman brilliantly explores the intricate mixture of workplace intrigue, scientific ardor, and the moral consequences of a rush to judgment. She has written an unforgettable novel. From the Hardcover edition.
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Hailed as "a writer of uncommon clarity" by the New Yorker, National Book Award finalist Allegra Goodman has dazzled readers with her acclaimed works of fiction, including such beloved bestsellers as The Family Markowitz and Kaaterskill Falls. Now she returns with a bracing new novel, at once an intricate mystery and a rich human drama set in the high-stakes atmosphere of a prestigious research institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sandy Glass, a charismatic publicity-seeking oncologist, and Marion Mendelssohn, a pure, exacting scientist, are codirectors of a lab at the Philpott Institute dedicated to cancer research and desperately in need of a grant. Both mentors and supervisors of their young postdoctoral protégés, Glass and Mendelssohn demand dedication and obedience in a competitive environment where funding is scarce and results elusive. So when the experiments of Cliff Bannaker, a young postdoc in a rut, begin to work, the entire lab becomes giddy with newfound expectations. But Cliff's rigorous colleague-and girlfriend-Robin Decker suspects the unthinkable: that his findings are fraudulent. As Robin makes her private doubts public and Cliff maintains his innocence, a life-changing controversy engulfs the lab and everyone in it. With extraordinary insight, Allegra Goodman brilliantly explores the intricate mixture of workplace intrigue, scientific ardor, and the moral consequences of a rush to judgment. She has written an unforgettable novel. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kathe Mazur

Length:

13h 47m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:40

Introduction
Introduction

00:10


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:41


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:52


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:18


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:53


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:54


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:43


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:12


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:17


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:51


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:29


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:06


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:03


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:07


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:44


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:15


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

02:30


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:05


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:12


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:50


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:37


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:29


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:08


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:25


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:48


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:30


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:45


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:03


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:07


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:50


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:54


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:21


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:18


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:17


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:54


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:16


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:08


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:05


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

01:55


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:00


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:26


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:12


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:38


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:03


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

02:52


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:13


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:32


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

02:36


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:48


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:14


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:33


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:21


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:32


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:16


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:07


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:06


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:22


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:45


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:12


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:41


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:36


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:23


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:51


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

02:19


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:37


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:12


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:14


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:19


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:45


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:01


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:29


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:01


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:38


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:02


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:56


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:03


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:38


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:03


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:31


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:42


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

03:13


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:54


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:41


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:24


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

02:46


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:26


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:30


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:19


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

03:13


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:18


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

03:03


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:34


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:47


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:11


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

01:34


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

04:43


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

03:20


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:50


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:21


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

03:06


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

03:56


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

05:04


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:54


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

02:33


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:15


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

03:23


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:21


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

04:31


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

03:45


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:12


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

03:50


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:01


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

02:34


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:27


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

04:34


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

04:56


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

04:25


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

05:15


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:10


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

03:02


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

03:43


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:17


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

05:21


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

04:39


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

03:43


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

04:54


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

05:00


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

03:28


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:47


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

03:51


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

03:42


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

03:18


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

04:59


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

04:28


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

03:52


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

05:09


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

03:05


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

02:19


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

05:02


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

03:38


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

04:14


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

04:29


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

05:08


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

04:14


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

04:09


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

04:27


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

05:19


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

04:37


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

03:33


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

02:58


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

04:22


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

04:01


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

04:19


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

02:54


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

03:50


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

04:25


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

05:07


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

04:53


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

04:28


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

03:48


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

04:18


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

04:47


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

03:49


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

04:50


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

04:05


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

05:29


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

03:16


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

04:44


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

05:16


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

05:48


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

05:08


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

05:55


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

05:18


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

03:27


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

05:45


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

03:19


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

03:11


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

05:10


Chapter 181
Chapter 181

03:42


Chapter 182
Chapter 182

04:41


Chapter 183
Chapter 183

03:02


Chapter 184
Chapter 184

04:27


Chapter 185
Chapter 185

04:50


Chapter 186
Chapter 186

04:10


Chapter 187
Chapter 187

03:45


Chapter 188
Chapter 188

02:33


Chapter 189
Chapter 189

05:07


Chapter 190
Chapter 190

03:20


Chapter 191
Chapter 191

04:56


Chapter 192
Chapter 192

04:24


Chapter 193
Chapter 193

00:22