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The patron saint of liars.

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New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1992.
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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.

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Patchett, A. (1992). The patron saint of liars. New York: Fawcett Columbine.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann. 1992. The Patron Saint of Liars. New York: Fawcett Columbine.

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Patchett, Ann, The Patron Saint of Liars. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1992.

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Patchett, Ann. The Patron Saint of Liars. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1992. Print.

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