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Blending literature and memoir, Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder, Run, and Bel Canto, examines her deepest commitments—to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband—creating a resonant portrait of a life in This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage.

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage takes us into the very real world of Ann Patchett’s life. Stretching from her childhood to the present day, from a disastrous early marriage to a later happy one, it covers a multitude of topics, including relationships with family and friends, and charts the hard work and joy of writing, and the unexpected thrill of opening a bookstore.

As she shares stories of the people, places, ideals, and art to which she has remained indelibly committed, Ann Patchett brings into focus the large experiences and small moments that have shaped her as a daughter, wife, and writer.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “She has an authoritative, straightforward voice in exploring some of the milestones of her life…These selections reveal a candid, evolved self-reflection.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A lovely and lyrical look at a life well lived.”

    Library Journal

  • “Patchett is a commanding and incisive storyteller, whether her tales are true or imagined.”

    Booklist

  • “Readable and candid, Patchett’s collection is a joyful celebration of life, love, and the written word. Wise, humane, and always insightful.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • Selected for the November 2013 Indie Next List
  • A 2014 Indies Choice Award Honoree for Adult Nonfiction
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