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The patron saint of liars

Author: Ann Patchett; Julia Gibson
Publisher: [New York] : Harper Audio, ℗2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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St. Elizabeth's is a home for unwed mothers in the 1960s. Life there is not unpleasant, and for most, it is temporary. Not so for Rose, a beautiful, mysterious woman who comes to the home pregnant but not unwed. She plans to give up her baby because she knows she cannot be the mother it needs. But St. Elizabeth's is near a healing spring, and when Rose's time draws near, she cannot go through with her plans, not all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Patchett; Julia Gibson
ISBN: 0061438324 9780061438325
OCLC Number: 169932158
Notes: Unabridged.
St. Elizabeth's is a home for unwed mothers in the 1960s. Life there is not unpleasant, and for most, it is temporary. Not so for Rose, a beautiful, mysterious woman who comes to the home pregnant but not unwed. She plans to give up her baby because she knows she cannot be the mother it needs. But St. Elizabeth's is near a healing spring, and when Rose's time draws near, she cannot go through with her plans, not all of them. And she cannot remain forever untouched by what she has left behind ... and who she has become in the leaving.
Credits: Executive producer and director, Rick Harris.
Performer(s): Read by Julia Gibson.
Description: 11 audio discs (13 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Ann Patchett.

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St. Elizabeth's is a home for unwed mothers in the 1960s. Life there is not unpleasant, and for most, it is temporary. Not so for Rose, a beautiful, mysterious woman who comes to the home pregnant but not unwed. She plans to give up her baby because she knows she cannot be the mother it needs. But St. Elizabeth's is near a healing spring, and when Rose's time draws near, she cannot go through with her plans, not all of them. And she cannot remain forever untouched by what she has left behind and who she has become in the leaving.

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