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 eight novels: The Patron Saint of Liars, Taft, The Magician's Assistant, Bel Canto, Run, State of Wonder, Commonwealth, and The Dutch House as well as 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