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Bel canto : a novel

Author: Ann Patchett
Publisher: New York : Perennial, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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When terrorists seize hostages at an embassy party, an unlikely assortment of people thrown together, including American opera star Roxane Coss, and Mr. Hosokawa, a Japanese CEO and her biggest fan. From the bestselling author of "The Magician's Assistant" comes a marvelous novel of love, opera, and terrorism set in South America. Two couples, complete opposites, fall in love; sexual identities become confused; and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Patchett
ISBN: 0060934417 9780060934415
OCLC Number: 49867113
Awards: Orange Prize for Fiction, 2002.
PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, 2002.
Description: 318 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Ann Patchett.

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When terrorists seize hostages at an embassy party, an unlikely assortment of people thrown together, including American opera star Roxane Coss, and Mr. Hosokawa, a Japanese CEO and her biggest fan. From the bestselling author of "The Magician's Assistant" comes a marvelous novel of love, opera, and terrorism set in South America. Two couples, complete opposites, fall in love; sexual identities become confused; and a horrific imprisonment is transformed into an unexpected heaven on earth.

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