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These precious days : essays / Ann Patchett.

Patchett, Ann,(author, narrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 7 total copies.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main CD 814.6 PAT (Text) 840191003110389 New Items - Main Level In process -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood AUDIOBOOK NONFICTION LITERATURE ESSAYS Patchett (Text) 36626104290028 2nd Floor New Adult Media Checked out 02/03/2022
Lebanon PL - Lebanon CD 814.54 PATCHETT (Text) 34330513585514 Adult - New Audiobooks Checked out 02/01/2022
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library AUD CD 814.54 PATCHETT (9CDs) (Text) 39206021746803 New Audiovisual Materials Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City CD 814.54 PRATCHETT (Text) 30403002473544 Adult - Audio CD Non-Fiction In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield CD 814.54 Patchett (Text) 31208913891141 new audiovisual Available -
Putnam County Public Library - Main Audio 814.54 PAT CD (Text) 30041002422366 New AV Section Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063092839
  • ISBN: 0063092832 
  • Physical Description: 9 audio discs (11 hr., 15 min.) : CD audio, digital; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York]: HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
Formatted Contents Note:
Three fathers -- First Thanksgiving -- The Paris tattoo -- My year of no shopping -- The worthless servant -- How to practice -- To the doghouse -- Eudora Welty, an introduction -- Flight plan -- How knitting saved my life. Twice. -- Tavia -- There are no children here -- A paper ticket is good for one year -- The moment nothing changed -- The nightstand -- A talk to the Association of Graduate School Deans in the Humanities -- Cover stories -- Reading Kate DiCamillo -- Sisters -- These precious days -- Two more things I want to say about my father -- What the American Academy of Arts and Letters taught me about death -- Epilogue: a day at the beach.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Ann Patchett.
Summary, etc.:
A literary alchemist, Patchett plumbs the depths of her experiences to create gold: engaging and moving pieces that are both self-portrait and landscape, each vibrant with emotion and rich in insight. Turning her writer's eye on her own experiences, she transforms the private into the universal, providing listeners a way to look at their own worlds anew, and reminds how fleeting and enigmatic life can be.
Subject: Patchett, Ann.
Women authors, American > 21st century.
Authors, American > 20th century.
Patchett, Ann > Books and reading.
Patchett, Ann > Authorship.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Women authors, American > Biography.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Essays.
Autobiographies.

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