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ద Text This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage download ಇ ePUB Author Ann Patchett ಡ ద Text This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage download ಇ ePUB Author Ann Patchett ಡ Starred Review This is the story of how best selling novelist Patchett State of Wonder, 2011 became a writer As a young child in California and, after her parents divorce, Nashville, she knew she had to write, and she was fortunate, as she so warmly and vividly explains, in her writing teachersAllan Gurganus, Grace Paley, and Russell Banksand in her success supporting herself by writing nonfiction for magazines and newspapers, beginning with Seventeen and extending to the New York Times Magazine, GQ, Vogue, and Gourmet Patchett now assembles a retrospective set of 22 sterling personal essays to form an episodic, piquant, instructive, and entertaining self portrait She reflects on her family, life on a Tennessee farm, literary discipline and inspiration, and her failed first marriage Her second marriage is central to her hilarious account of an RV road trip, and the full measure of Patchetts toughness and daring surfaces in The Wall, a riveting account of her father, a captain when he retired after 30 years on the Los Angeles police force, coaching her as she takes the grueling admission test for the Los Angeles Police Academy A self described workhorse who has even opened an independent bookstore, Patchett is a commanding and incisive storyteller, whether her tales are true or imagined Donna SeamanI had been so engaged by Ann Patchetts multifaceted story, so lured in by her confiding voice, that I forgot I was on the job As the best personal essays often do, Patchetts is a two way mirror, reflecting both the author and her readers New York Times Book Review Patchetts mastery of nonfiction is every bit the equal of her skill as a novelist Shelf Awareness All the essays were a joy to readNo matter your interest, youll find words in this book that speak to you Real Simple Each of the essays is its own delight and resonates with warmth and humor If read straight through, the book presents a lovely and lyrical look at a life well lived Library Journal Readable and candid, Patchetts collection is a joyful celebration of life, love and the written word Kirkus Reviews Reading Patchett is like spending time with a deeply perceptive longtime pal, or a new friend that one instantly connects with USA Today A sparkling collection The New Yorker Happy marriage, compelling writing and all worthy endeavor requires hard work Thats Patchetts strength And she does a fine job Miami Herald Patchett is one of our best contemporary novelists This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage reminds us that she is an exceptional writer of nonfiction, too Her prose is a pleasure to read, regardless of genre Dallas Morning News Novelist Ann Patchetts excellent essay collection ranges from dogs to writing to white knuckled air travel Christian Science Monitor While being an artistic crafter of words, Patchett also has 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    • Hardcover
    • 321 pages
    • B00BATKV2M
    • This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
    • Ann Patchett
    • English
    • 2017-06-12T08:52+02:00