Truth & beauty : a friendship

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Ann Patchett and the late Lucy Grealy met in college in 1981, and, after enrolling in the Iowa Writers Workshop, began a friendship that would be as defining to both of their lives as their work. In Grealys critically acclaimed memoir Autobiography of a Face, she wrote about losing part of her jaw to childhood cancer, years of chemotherapy and radiation, and endless reconstructive surgeries. In Truth and Beauty, the story isnt Lucys life or Anns life but the parts of their lives they shared. This is a portrait of unwavering commitment that spans twenty years, from the long winters of the Midwest to surgical wards to book parties in New York. Through love, fame, drugs, and despair, this is what it means to be part of two lives that are intertwined--and what happens when one is left behind.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Patchett, A. (2004). Truth & beauty: a friendship . HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Patchett, Ann. 2004. Truth & Beauty: A Friendship. HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Patchett, Ann. Truth & Beauty: A Friendship HarperCollins, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Patchett, Ann. Truth & Beauty: A Friendship HarperCollins, 2004.

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