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The patron saint of liars

Ann Patchett

The patron saint of liars

by Ann Patchett

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • Large type books.,
    • Unmarried mothers -- Fiction.,
    • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • Nuns -- Fiction.,
    • Kentucky -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnn Patchett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3566.A7756 P38 1992b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination581 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages581
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1725102M
      ISBN 101560545267
      LC Control Number92028834
      OCLC/WorldCa26397776

      The Patron Saint of Liars Summary. The Patron Saint of Liars is the first novel by Ann Patchett. In this novel, Rose is a beautiful woman who cannot find contentment in long term relationships. Rose marries a good man, but when she learns she is pregnant she cannot imagine the life that will unfold if she tells her husband. Ann Patchett (born December 2, ) is an American author. She received the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize for Fiction in the same year, for her novel Bel Canto. Patchett's other novels include The Patron Saint of Liars (), Taft (), The Magician's Assistant (), Run (), State of Wonder (), Commonwealth (), and The Dutch Genre: Literary fiction.

      In , celebrated novelist Ann Patchett launched her remarkable career with the publication of her debut novel, The Patron Saint of Liars, a best-selling book that is “beautifully written a first novel that second- and third-time novelists would envy for its grace, insight, and compassion” (Boston Herald). St. Elizabeth’s, a home for unwed mothers in Habit, Kentucky, usually.   out of 5 stars The Patron Saint of Liars a book by Ann Patchett. Janu This is a wonderful story that grabs your interest in the first chapter. I have read several of Ann Patchett 's books and they are all excellent reads. Read more. Top critical review/5.

      Maybe the Patron Saint of Liars really is a sign from God." —Carolyn See "A delight." —Alice McDermott, New York Times "The Patron Saint of Liars is a remarkable novel Ann Patchett is unique: a generous, fearless, and startlingly wise young writer." —New York Times Book Review "Beautifully written.   " The Patron Saint of Liars is a remarkable novel Ann Patchett is unique: a generous, fearless, and startlingly wise young writer." - New York Times Book Review "Beautifully written Ann Patchett has produced a first novel that second- and third-time novelists would envy for its grace, insight, and compassion."/5().


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The Patron Saint of Liars is a story about a young woman who leaves her life to head to St. Elizabeth's, a home for unwed mothers on the other side of the country. The story is told in three parts, in chronological order: first by Rose, the young woman, then by Son, the groundskeeper at St.

Elizabeth's, and finally, by Rose's daughter, Cecilia/5. The Patron Saint of Liars is a remarkable novel Ann Patchett is unique: a generous, fearless, and startlingly wise young writer. New York Times Book ReviewANN PATCHETT is the author of six novels, including Bel Canto, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange by: 1.

Patchett's first novel, set in rural Kentucky in a castle-like home for unwed mothers—where a good woman finds she cannot lie her way beyond love—has a quiet summer-morning sensibility that reminds one of the early work of Anne Tyler.

Within the security of everydayness, minds and hearts take grievous risks. ``Maybe I was born to lie,'' thinks Rose, who, after a three- year. In The Patron Saint of Liars, Rose is a young wife of three years who concludes she married by mistake, that she misinterpreted teenage lust as a sign from pregnant and unable to continue a life with a man she doesn't love, Rose decides to leave.

She abandons her quiet, inoffensive husband and their life at the southern California seaside of the s. The Patron Saint of Liars is a remarkable novel Ann Patchett is unique: a generous, fearless, and startlingly wise young writer.

New York Times Book ReviewANN PATCHETT is the author of six novels, including Bel Canto, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize/5(). The Patron Saint of Liars is the first novel by Ann Patchett.

In this novel, Rose is a beautiful woman who cannot find contentment in long term relationships. Rose marries a good man, but when she learns she is pregnant she cannot imagine the. "The Patron Saint of Liars" is the debut novel of author Ann Patchett.

Patchett has also written the extraordinary "Bel Canto." This novel, originally published in was the announcement of a major new talent in literature. The story she tells is a Cited by: 1. In The Patron Saint of Liars, the author uses the voices of Rose, Son, and Cecelia (Sissy) to tell the does each voice reveal a distinct and unique character.

Is each voice believable. What are the advantages or disadvantages to building a novel through multiple voices. I found The Patron Saint of Liars rather disappointing. Patchett still has a beautiful flow to her writing, but I found the character arcs unsatisfying and the ending was baffling and inconclusive.

Still, it could be your cup of tea, and it's worth a try if you're a Patchett fan. Maybe the Patron Saint of Liars really is a sign from God." --Carolyn See "A delight." --Alice McDermott, New York Times "The Patron Saint of Liars is a remarkable novel Ann Patchett is unique: a generous, fearless, and startlingly wise young writer." --New York Times Book Review "Beautifully written/5(K).

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