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Truth & Beauty: A Friendship - Ann Patchett
Truth & Beauty: A Friendship
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3.50 30
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780007190935 (000719093X)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 257
Edition language: English
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sarah rated it
2.5 Ann Patchett: Truth and Beauty
It was nice to read this just a few books after My Brilliant Friend, so I could compare the two. Patchett was so loving and tender in her descriptions of her friend Lucy Grealy, and she made it more than clear why she found Grealy lovable. I believed her, but I also know that a huge personality li...
meganbaxter rated it
I am often at a loss with memoirs. I don't know what I'm expecting out of them, or how really to take them. As they're about lives, they don't conform to narrative conventions, but as they're not histories, they tend to give little of the context I crave. At best, they're someone giving you a glimps...
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Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 Truth and Beauty
This is the story of Ann Patchett and Lucy Grealy. The love that Ann had for Lucy shines through the pages and the tragedy and heartbreak shows as well. It's the story of a woman who wanted to have a face, wanted to be pretty but her cancer got in the way almost every time. The number of surgerie...
aiweihuang rated it
4.0 Truth & Beauty: A Friendship
Should be read with Autobiography of a Face. I read AOF first and had a hard time with this book. It's only bc I love this author is how I finished it.
anndiehl rated it
4.0 Truth & Beauty: A Friendship
A truly touching emotional memoir of a complicated real-life friendship.
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