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Try not to be captivated by the passion of this story's duality of nature vs nurture. Set across four continents, A River Divided is the thrilling first novel by world famous neuroscientist George Paxinos who uses his vast knowledge to examine the limits of science and the brain. He poses the searing question of our time – can humans and nature co-exist in harmony? Twins raised apart, with an unknown genetic inheritance, become beacons for the battle to save the environment. Each stands on an opposing side of the fight over the last great rainforest, The Amazon, where they will meet for only a moment across a river divided. This is a story about finding your identity, and how love, faith, forgiveness and freedom can change lives and set a new course for humanity. It is a book that charters this critical time and the relevant question: who wins in the battle of nature versus nurture?
|Hardie Grant Children's Publishing
|6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)
About the Author
George Paxinos, AO, is a leading global neuroscientist who studied at Berkeley, McGill and Yale and is Professor of Medical Sciences at NeuRA and The University of New South Wales, Sydney. Past president of the Australian Neuroscience Society and the World Congress of Neuroscience, George has identified and named more brain areas than anyone in history. He’s received awards from the Association of American Publishers and the British Medical Association. George is an environmental activist who’s often been defeated by government. Twenty-one years in the making, A River Divided is his answer.