This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

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Blending literature and memoir, 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 a life in This is the Story of a Happy Marriage.

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… (more)

Editorial reviews (8 reviews)

Readers will find much to like in these essays. In their accessible, intimate tone they’re like another character that appears throughout this collection, Patchett’s beloved dog.

Happy marriage, compelling writing and all worthy endeavor requires hard work. That’s Patchett’s strength. And she does a fine job.

As the best personal essays often do, Patchett’s is a two-way mirror, reflecting both the author and her readers.

Book Details  

Publisher: Harper (November 05, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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A selection of essays, both personal and wide-ranging, erudite and enthralling, about subjects as diverse as pop culture, lisps, and 1960s American...

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