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Bel Canto: A Novel

By: Patchett, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2001

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 2269278

ISBN: 1841155829

Condition: Very Good

First UK edition. Orange Prize shortlist sticker on front wrapper, a bit smoky. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 318 pp. Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of Mr. Hosokawa, a powerful Japanese businessman. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening -- until a band of gun-wielding terrorists breaks in through the air-conditioning vents and takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a pan... View more info

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Taft: A Novel

By: Patchett, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282294

ISBN: 0395694612

Condition: Near Fine

First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. Author's second book. Taft is the story of John Nickel, a black ex-musician who wanted nothing more than to be a good father. But his son is taken away from him and he is left with nothing but the Memphis bar he manages. When he hires a young white waitress named Fay Taft, he doesn't know that he is taking on her desperate brother, Carl, as well. Nickel's sympathies for these two quickly become a dangerous path into the liv... View more info