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Summary of Commonwealth: by Ann Patchett | Includes Analysis.

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  • ISBN: 9781683785217 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1683785215 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Instaread : 2016.

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Summary, etc.: Summary of Commonwealth by Ann Patchett | Includes Analysis Preview: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett is a story of two families that unfolds over the course of 50 years. At the center of the novel is a traumatic loss that profoundly affects each family member in a different way. The novel opens on a summer day in the quiet Los Angeles suburb of Downey. LA cop Francis Fix" Keating and his wife, Beverly, are hosting a christening party for their infant daughter, Franny. When Bert Cousins, Fix's acquaintance from the district attorney's office, shows up uninvited with a bottle of gin, the two men's lives become forever intertwined. By the end of the party, everyone's a little drunk from the gin Bert brought. Fix asks Bert to find Franny, and Bert wanders around until he finds the baby in a bedroom with Beverly. Bert offers to take Franny and leans in toward Beverly, and they kiss....
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