The Good Shepherd – Ann Patchett

The Good Shepherd – Ann Patchett

Full name Ann Patchett

Born December 2, 1963 (age 56), Los Angeles

Known for Novels

Awards PEN/Faulkner Award (Bel Canto), 2002

ANN PATCHETT is the author of seven novels, The Patron Saint of Liars, Taft, The Magician’s Assistant, Bel Canto, Run, State of Wonder, andCommonwealth. She was the editor of Best American Short Stories, 2006, and has written three books of nonfiction–Truth & Beauty,

Patchett has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including England’s Orange Prize, the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Book Sense Book of the Year, a Guggenheim Fellowship, The Chicago Tribune’s Heartland Prize, The Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the American Bookseller’s Association’s Most Engaging Author Award, and the Women’s National Book Association’s Award. Her books have been both New York Times Notable Books and New York Times bestsellers. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages.

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