This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage (Large Print / Paperback)

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November 2013 Indie Next List


“Readers familiar with Patchett's fiction, from The Patron Saint of Liars to Bel Canto and State of Wonder, treasure her imaginative and heartfelt stories. Truth & Beauty, her memoir of her friendship with Lucy Grealy, defines loyalty and friendship. Now, in this essay collection, she confirms what her readers have always known: we would love to be her neighbor, knowing that she would wash our mud-soaked clothes in her dry laundry room after a flood; we would share her heartbreak when her dog Rosie died; we would cheer her feisty dedication to uncensored reading and bookselling. The story of her happy marriage is one her fans will savor. Patchett deserves this joy.”
— Cheryl McKeon, Book Passage, San Francisco, CA

Description


Blending literature and memoir, Ann Patchett, author ofState of Wonder, Run, andBel Canto, examines her deepest commitments to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband creating a resonant portrait of a life inThis is the Story of a Happy Marriage.

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage takes us into the very real world of Ann Patchett's life. Stretching from her childhood to the present day, from a disastrous early marriage to a later happy one, it covers a multitude of topics, including relationships with family and friends, and charts the hard work and joy of writing, and the unexpected thrill of opening a bookstore.

As she shares stories of the people, places, ideals, and art to which she has remained indelibly committed, Ann Patchett brings into focus the large experiences and small moments that have shaped her as a daughter, wife, and writer.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062278531
ISBN-10: 0062278533
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Publication Date: November 5th, 2013
Pages: 458
Language: English