Run: A Novel

Paperback | July 29, 2008

byAnn Patchett

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Since their mother's death, Tip and Teddy Doyle have been raised by their loving, possessive, and ambitious father. As the former mayor of Boston, Bernard Doyle wants to see his sons in politics, a dream the boys have never shared. But when an argument in a blinding New England snowstorm inadvertently causes an accident that involves a stranger and her child, all Bernard cares about is his ability to keep his children—all his children—safe.

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Since their mother's death, Tip and Teddy Doyle have been raised by their loving, possessive, and ambitious father. As the former mayor of Boston, Bernard Doyle wants to see his sons in politics, a dream the boys have never shared. But when an argument in a blinding New England snowstorm inadvertently causes an accident that involves a...

Ann Patchett is the author of six novels and three books of nonfiction. She has won many prizes, including Britain's Orange Prize, the PEN/Faulkner Prize, and the Book Sense Book of the Year. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she is the co-owner of Parnassus Books.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.72 inPublished:July 29, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061340642

ISBN - 13:9780061340642

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Endearing Ann Patchett's most emotional and spiritually satisfying work. A true masterpiece of insight into the human experience of family relationships and love. It should be on all " must read " lists.
Date published: 2013-12-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Decent book This is a decent read, though a bit of a disappointment coming from the same author who write the superb Bel Canto. The book didn't really grab my attention until the character of Kenya came into the story. The storyline itself seemed a bit too far-fetched to really get into. Still, Patchett writes well, so it was a nice, quick read.
Date published: 2011-07-09

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“Ann Patchett can be counted on to deliver novels rich in imaginative bravado and psychological nuance.”