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Author Patchett, Ann, author.

Title These precious days [text (large print)] : essays / Ann Patchett.

Publication Info. New York : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]
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 GDL Central Library Large Type Non-Fiction  New Shelf  814 Patchett,A PAT    DUE 05-31-22
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Large Type Non-Fiction.
Edition First Harper large print edition.
Description vi, 424 pages (large print) : portrait ; 23 cm
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Contents Introduction: essays don't die -- Three fathers -- First Thanksgiving -- The Paris tattoo -- My year of no shopping -- The worthless servant -- How to practice -- To the doghouse -- Eudora Welty, an introduction -- Flight plan -- How knitting saved my life. Twice. -- Tavia -- There are no children here -- A paper ticket is good for one year -- The moment nothing changed -- The nightstand -- A talk to the Association of Graduate School Deans in the Humanities -- Cover stories -- Reading Kate DiCamillo -- Sisters -- These precious days -- Two more things I want to say about my father -- What the American Academy of Arts and Letters taught me about death -- Epilogue: a day at the beach.
Summary In this collection of essays, Patchett turns her writer's eye on her own experiences and transforms the private into the universal, providing us all a way to look at our own worlds anew.
Subject Patchett, Ann.
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Patchett, Ann -- Books and reading.
Patchett, Ann -- Authorship.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Women authors, American -- Biography.
Genre/Form Large type books.
Essays.
Autobiographies.
Added Title Essays. Selections
ISBN 9780063118034 (large print) (paperback)
0063118033 (large print) (paperback)

 
    
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