Truth & Beauty: A Friendship

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Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.69 X 8.02 inches | 0.47 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060572150
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About the Author

ANN PATCHETT is the author of seven novels: The Patron Saint of Liars, Taft, The Magician's Assistant, Bel Canto, Run, State of Wonder, and Commonwealth. She was the editor of The Best American Short Stories 2006, and has written three books of nonfiction-Truth & Beauty, about her friendship with the writer Lucy Grealy, What Now? an expansion of her graduation address at Sarah Lawrence College, and This is the Story of a Happy Marriage, a collection of essays examining the theme of commitment.

Reviews

"An inspired duet...riveting."--Joyce Carol Oates--New York Times Book Review
"A contemporary story of friendship and the writing life at once intense, honest, and heartbreaking. Highly recommended."--Library Journal (starred review)
"{a} loving, clear-sighted portrayal.."--Elle
"Unforgettable...carefully rendered and breathtaking."--Chicago Sun-Times
"...lyrical, lovely...Patchett has preserved her friend's talent in this book, and provided more evidence of her own."--BookPage