Novelist Ann Patchett tells the story of her friendship with poet Lucy Grealy, from their days as struggling students, to Grealy’s publication of an acclaimed memoir about her childhood cancer and facial disfigurement, to Grealy’s death at age 39 of a drug overdose.


  • Ann Patchett Also author of the novels "The Patron Saint of Liars," "Taft," "The Magician's Assistant," and "Bel Canto," which won the Pen/Faulkner Award.

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