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Run: A Novel
by Ann Patchett

Published: 2007
Paperback : 304 pages
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  "A tight short novel"by dchase21 (see profile) 04/27/09

Patchett once again writes a clostrophobic novel set in a 24 hour span. The themes of race, religion, class,and family intertwine in an easy to read thought provoking novel.

 
  "Mothers lost and found"by kfoulks (see profile) 03/31/09

The story was neat, and as always, i love Patchett's characters, but this one was disappointing. There were too many characters, and so each one had only the surface scratched, and that is NOT what i... (read more)

 
  "Lovely writing, a story open to interpretation and leading to a great discussion."by scribread (see profile) 03/02/09

 
  "great discussion about "non-traditional" family issues"by marylee0526 (see profile) 02/19/09

 
  "3.5/5 avg 3 members"by mindyhayes (see profile) 01/28/09

 
  "24 hours and how so much changes for this family"by gazzingo (see profile) 01/25/09

Highly readable, so much to discuss. Was a perfect choice at inauguration time. Even though there were not questions at the end of the book we had no trouble coming up with things to dicuss. Everyone... (read more)

 
  "very good book"by edandtee (see profile) 11/21/08

I really liked this book. It took about 70 pages to get into it but soon I could not put it down.


 
  "Based in Boston, the story is one of impossible circumstances tied toghether by family and politics."by marciasizzi (see profile) 11/21/08

 
  "Run by ann patchett"by emptynester (see profile) 11/06/08

Run was read by our book club. And we really wasn't too thrilled about. We liked her first book bettwe Bel Canto. One person liked because it was a really good read with no conflicts. We also didn't... (read more)

 
  "One of my favorite book club selections!"by [email protected] (see profile) 11/05/08

This is one of our clubs highest rated books so far. It was a great read and gave us much to discuss. I have gone on to pick up 3 more of Ann Patchett's books and can't wait to read them.

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