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Wild Thing

A Novel

by Josh Bazell

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Wild Thing by Josh Bazell
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  • Published Feb 2012
    240 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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It's hard to find work as a doctor when using your real name will get you killed. So hard that when a reclusive billionaire offers Dr. Peter Brown, aka Pietro Brnwa, a job accompanying a sexy but self-destructive paleontologist on the world's worst field assignment, Brown has no real choice but to say yes. Even if it means that an army of murderers, mobsters, and international drug dealers - not to mention the occasional lake monster - are about to have a serious Pietro Brnwa problem.

Facing new and old monsters alike, Dr. Brnwa's story continues in this darkly funny and lightning-paced follow up to Josh Bazell's bestselling debut, Beat the Reaper.

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"A funny, unexpected journey for our hero that sets up the next installment with finesse." - Kirkus Reviews

"Starred Review. Bazell expertly blends action, farce, and political satire, and his wide-ranging imagination bodes well for the future of the series." - Publishers Weekly "Crisp, snarky-cool writing..." - Library Journal

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Josh Bazell Author Biography

Josh Bazell has a BA in writing from Brown University and an MD from Columbia. His first book, Beat The Reaper, was a New York Times bestseller, was one of Time's ten best novels of 2009, and has been published in thirty-two languages. It is being developed into a TV series by HBO. Josh Bazell lives in Brooklyn.

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Josh Bazell: buh-ZELL

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