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Bel Canto (Harper Perennial Deluxe Editions)

Ann Patchett


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (8/2/2004)
Paperback (8/2/2005)
Paperback, Large Print (2/17/2009)
Hardcover (5/22/2001)
CD-Audio (9/25/2007)
Audio Cassette (6/1/2001)
Paperback (4/1/2002)
Paperback (12/1/2010)
Compact Disc (6/1/2001)
MP3 CD (6/1/2001)
Paperback (5/1/2008)
Audio Cassette (8/1/2001)


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“Blissfully Romantic….A strange, terrific, spellcasting story.” — San Francisco Chronicle

Bel Canto…should be on the list of every literate music lover. The story is riveting, the participants breathe and feel and are alive, and throughout this elegantly-told novel, music pours forth so splendidly that the reader hears it and is overwhelmed by its beauty.” —Lloyd Moss, WXQR

“Glorious.” —The New Yorker

Ann Patchett’s award winning, New York Times bestselling Bel Canto balances themes of love and crisis as disparate characters learn that music is their only common language. As in Patchett’s other novels, including Truth & Beauty and The Magician’s Assistant, the author’s lyrical prose and lucid imagination make Bel Canto a captivating story of strength and frailty, love and imprisonment, and an inspiring tale of transcendent romance.

Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 9780061565311, 352pp.

Publication Date: June 10, 2008

About the Author

ANN PATCHETT is the author of seven novels, The Patron Saint of LiarsTaftThe Magician’s AssistantBel CantoRunState of Wonder, and Commonwealth. She was the editor of Best American Short Stories, 2006, and has written three books of nonfiction, Truth & Beauty, about her friendship with the writer, Lucy Grealy, What now? an expansion of her graduation address at Sarah Lawrence College, and, most recently, This is the Story of a Happy Marriage, a collection of essays.