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Ann Patchett
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Ann Patchett
Ann Patchett is the author of six novels: State of Wonder ; the New York Times bestselling Run ; The Patron Saint of Liars , which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; Taft , which won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize; The Magician’s Assistant ; and Bel Canto , which won the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Orange Prize, the BookSense Book...



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Bel Canto LP
by Ann Patchett

Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of the powerful businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening -- until a band of gunwielding terrorists takes the entire...
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