Due to limitations imposed by the pandemic, we ask that you place no more than 20 holds per card.

The patron saint of liars
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(3)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Published:
New York : Perennial, c1992, 2003.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
336 pages ; 21 cm.
Status:
Description

In 1992, celebrated novelist Ann Patchett launched her remarkable career with the publication of her debut novel, The Patron Saint of Liars. On this 25th anniversary, read the best-selling book that is "beautifully written . . . a first novel that second- and third-time novelists would envy for its grace, insight, and compassion" (Boston Herald).
St. Elizabeth's, a home for unwed mothers in Habit, Kentucky, usually harbors its residents for only a little while. Not so Rose Clinton, a beautiful, mysterious woman who comes to the home pregnant but not unwed, and stays. She plans to give up her child, thinking she cannot be the mother it needs. But when Cecilia is born, Rose makes a place for herself and her daughter amid St. Elizabeth's extended family of nuns and an ever-changing collection of pregnant teenage girls. Rose's past won't be kept away, though, even by St. Elizabeth's; she cannot remain untouched by what she has left behind, even as she cannot change who she has become in the leaving.

Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
East Lyme Public Adult Fiction (PBK)
Patchett, Ann (Patron)
On Shelf
Hamden/Whitneyville Adult Fiction
FIC/PATCHETT
On Shelf
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
0060540753 (pkb.) :
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Patchett, A. (19922003). The patron saint of liars. New York: Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann. 19922003. The Patron Saint of Liars. New York: Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann, The Patron Saint of Liars. New York: Perennial, 19922003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann. The Patron Saint of Liars. New York: Perennial, 19922003. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
b90377fc-131a-673f-b6b4-754062a0c31f
Go To GroupedWork

Record Information

Last Sierra Extract TimeJul 10, 2021 08:10:17 AM
Last File Modification TimeJul 10, 2021 08:10:42 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeJul 31, 2021 05:32:58 AM

MARC Record

LEADER00661nam 2200193 4500
003LION
008050512s19922003nyu    e      000 1 eng d
1001 |a Patchett, Ann.
020 |a 0060540753 (pkb.) :|c $13.95
260 |a New York :|b Perennial,|c c1992, 2003.
300 |a 336 p. ;|c 21 cm.
24514|a The patron saint of liars /|c Ann Patchett.
939 |a 2224067
035 |a 42
990 |a DYNIX_LION_2224067
998 |e -|d a |f eng|a el|a hw
907 |a .b12621171
945 |y .i16697972|i 20602188329|l elakf|s -|h |u 58|x 5|w 2|v 10|t 16|z 08-01-06|o -|a Patchett, Ann (Patron)
945 |y .i5153924x|i 31200006346711|l hwaf|s -|h |u 27|x 2|w 0|v 4|t 2|z 07-17-14|o -|a FIC/PATCHETT