She and her husband, the surgeon karl vandevender, talk about ann patchett in the third person, as do her friends and colleagues at the bookstore. If writers are to survive we must take responsibility for. But her most telling piece may be love sustained, which recounts the long life and. Living with karl vandevender, ive come to see theres a much higher. Patchetts title narrative, about meeting and marrying karl vandevender, a doctor, is rambling and colorful. This is the story of a happy marriage by ann patchett. Blending literature and memoir, ann patchett, author of state of wonder, run, and bel canto, examines her deepest commitments to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband creating a resonant portrait of a life in this is the story of a happy marriage. Patchetts husband, karl vandevender nashvilles preeminent.
I feel that i would have been a really good parent, but i didnt want. When she met the man who would eventually become her second husband she said. Ann patchett lives in nashville with her husband, karl vandevender, and their dog, sparky. Husband karl vandevender ann patchett and her husband karl vandevender image source ann patchett has been married twice. Ann patchett admits that she cant do villains, but that hardly bothers the. Bestselling author ann patchett gets up close and personal star. Patchett went to a catholic school, and has often spoken of how a.
Ann patchett born december 2, 1963 is an american author. She and her husband, the surgeon karl vandevender, talk about ann patchett in the third person, as do her friends and colleagues at the. But her most telling piece may be love sustained, which recounts the. She has won numerous prizes, including the penfaulkner. Ann patchett launched herself as a professional writer in 1992. Rumour may have reached you already if not, let me be the one to say it. American author ann patchett with husband karl vandevender. Patchett s other novels include the patron saint of liars 1992, taft 1994, the magicians assistant 1997, run 2007, state of wonder 2011, commonwealth 2016, and the dutch house 2019. Patchett s title narrative, about meeting and marrying karl vandevender, a doctor, is rambling and colorful. Frank also answers to karl f vandevender, f k vandeveder, f k vandevender, f karl vandevender and frank c vandevender, and perhaps a couple of other names. Patchett returned to nashville in 1994, when she started to date karl vandevender, then her mothers boss, at the local hospital. Ann patchetts commonwealth, to be released september.678 401 1279 1400 151 145 15 1121 1344 1165 521 1403 871 569 1671 679 27 1176 771 1636 203 491 1133 153 1154 1332 1050 890 539 806 216 577 852 884 563 183 906 198