Ann Patchett is the author of six novels, including Bel Canto (winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize), and the nonfiction bestsellers What now? and Truth & Beauty. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she is co-owner of Parnassus Books.
Ann Patchett is the author of six novels, including Bel Canto (winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize), and the nonfiction bestsellers What now? and Truth & Beauty. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she is co-owner of Parnassus Books. See less
The following is a personality profile of Ann Patchett based on her work.
Ann Patchett is social.
She is empathetic, she feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. She is confident as well: she is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. But, Ann Patchett is also calm-seeking: she prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for prestige.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around her. She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done.
The novel begins with the death of Parsifal, the magician of the title, with his ?assistant? and wife, Sabine by his side. However, this was a marriage between a gay man and a woman who had adored ... Read More
The author creates a world familiar to almost no one...an international party (where people cannot even communicate due to differences in language) that is invaded by rebels who hold the guests ... Read More
State of Wonder really leaves you in a state of wonder. This book makes you take a hard look at ethics and morals regarding science and relationships. It also makes you question how we perceive ... Read More
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