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"Truth and Beauty" is a deeply moving, sad, funny, and beautifully written book.
The whole abortion scenario could have been left out - I'm not sure why it wasn't, except to point out that the radiation had not harmed her ovaries?
Truth & Beauty is the story of the friendship shared by Lucy Grealy and Ann Patchett.
Somewhat painful to read because of the troubled life of Patchett's friend, but a masterful effort to portray the realities of life and friendship.Published 28 days ago by Nikki Hanna
Beautifully written, well-paced honest and deeply personal. A friendship to remember and treasure, a loss that is tragic and inevitable.Published 29 days ago by dawn metcalf
Thoughtful and touching. Ann Patchett's an excellent writer and her novel reflects her authentic and unique style and voice.Published 1 month ago by andjohn
This book kept me reading and has kept me thinking days after finishing it. It seems as if the friendship between Ann and Lucy was symbiotic, but it worked for them. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kindle Customer
Actually less than 1 star if possible!....I have enjoyed every other book by this author.Published 1 month ago by Golden Mom
I hadn't read Ann Patchett previously. I enjoyed the book and have now read Bel Canto so I want to go back and read Truth and Beauty again. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Anita S
Title should have been altered - leaving out the friendship bit - Patchett was no friendPublished 2 months ago by Ginagain
Brave and honest, each of us is alone in our destiny. This is what one comes to grips with after reading this book.Published 2 months ago by Jessie E. Snyder