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This is the story of a happy marriage
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Published:
New York, NY : Harper, [2013].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
x, 306 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Special Collections - NAC
Special Coll. 813.54 P294t
Description

A Reese Witherspoon Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick

"As the best personal essays often do, Patchett's is a two-way mirror, reflecting both the author and her readers." --New York Times Book Review

In this thoughtful collection of essays, New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett brings her narrative gifts to bear on her own life, using insight and compassion to turn very personal experiences into stories that will resonate with every reader.

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.

An irresistible blend of literature and memoir, this "sparkling collection" (The New Yorker) is a unique examination of the heart, mind, and soul of one of our most revered and gifted writers.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062236678, 0062236679

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Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder, Run, and Bel Canto, examines her deepest commitments-- to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband-- creating a resonant portrait of her life.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Patchett, A. (2013). This is the story of a happy marriage. First edition. New York, NY: Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann. 2013. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. New York, NY: Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann, This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. New York, NY: Harper, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. First edition. New York, NY: Harper, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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