Run: A Novel (Paperback)
From the author of Bel Canto, the emotionally precise story of a fateful night and day that will change everything for one Boston family. Set over a period of twenty-four hours beginning with an argument on a snowy night, Ann Patchett weaves the stories of her unforgettable characters together with a stunning ending.— From Kym recommends
Since their mother's death, Tip and Teddy Doyle have been raised by their loving, possessive, and ambitious father. As the former mayor of Boston, Bernard Doyle wants to see his sons in politics, a dream the boys have never shared. But when an argument in a blinding New England snowstorm inadvertently causes an accident that involves a stranger and her child, all Bernard cares about is his ability to keep his children—all his children—safe.
About the Author
ANN PATCHETTis the author of seven novels and three works of nonfiction. She is the winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, England's Orange Prize, and the Book Sense Book of the Year, and was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages. She is the co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee, where she lives with her husband, Karl, and their dog, Sparky. annpatchett.com.
“Ann Patchett can be counted on to deliver novels rich in imaginative bravado and psychological nuance.”
— Publishers Weekly