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The Patron Saint of Liars, another Ann Patchett novel

With my over-enthusiasm for Ann Patchett novels, I embarked on one of her earliest, The Patron Saint of Liars. Set in the early 1960s, it begins with the deeply unsatisfied character of Rose. Married at 20 to a young man who utterly adores her, she finds no solace in anything but driving up and down the […]

The Novels of Ann Patchett

It was sometime around 2003 or 2004. I was perusing my high school library, a dangerous task given the notoriously unpleasant librarian, who when in a good mood would corner you and talk about her latest find, usually some esoteric non-fiction and then make you check it out (that is how I read a biography […]