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Ann Patchett - Author


Ann Patchett is the author of four previous novels, including Bel Canto, which won the Orange prize. She writes for the New York Times Magazine, Elle, GQ, The Paris Review and Vogue. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Run, published by Bloomsbury in August 2007, and in paperback in June 2008, is a moving story of overlapping lives.

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Fellow novelist KERRY REICHS on ANN PATCHETT

Pretty much anything Ann Patchett ever wrote is a sure thing in my book. I first read Bel Canto, and quickly followed it with everything else. Patchett’s sharp eyes don’t miss much when observing the intensity of relationships and human emotion. She has a deft touch for showing without over-telling, and providing readers with a view straight to the heart of a diverse array of people. Her novel Run is a welcome reminder that there exist good people trying to good in the world, and you feel better for having read it.

If you like Ann Patchett you might also like to read books by Jane Urquhart, Alice Sebold and Louise Erdrich.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Ann Patchett

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett
This is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Ann Patchett
Ann Patchett is a novelist but her day job comprised writing non-fiction for magazines and newspapers, it paid the bills but as you learn in this collection of her writing, it’s also acted as a training ground, a point she...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
State of Wonder
Ann Patchett
Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012. Shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize 2011. There were people on the banks of the river. Among the tangled waterways and giant anacondas of the Brazilian Rio Negro, an enigmatic scientist...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2012
Run by Ann Patchett
Run
Ann Patchett
A gripping story from beginning to end about family relationships, aspirations and dreams. Patchett creates brilliant multi-faceted characters and keeps your attention with such great plot and story telling that you will be up until the wee small hours.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
Bel Canto
Ann Patchett
Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2002. Terrorists highjack a gathering in a small Latin American country hoping to hold hostage the President, however he had decided to stay home and so the terrorists find themselves with a group...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2002

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