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Bel Canto
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Published:
HarperAudio 2004
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OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.3 - AR Pts: 19
Lexile measure:
930L
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Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award

  • Winner of the Orange Prize
  • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

    "Bel Canto is its own universe. A marvel of a book." —Washington Post Book World

    New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett's spellbinding novel about love and opera, and the unifying ways people learn to communicate across cultural barriers in times of crisis

    Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of the powerful businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening—until a band of gun-wielding terrorists takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a panicked, life-threatening scenario slowly evolves into something quite different, a moment of great beauty, as terrorists and hostages forge unexpected bonds and people from different continents become compatriots, intimate friends, and lovers.

    Patchett's lyrical prose and lucid imagination make Bel Canto a captivating story of strength and frailty, love and imprisonment, and an inspiring tale of transcendent romance.

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    Street Date:
    08/03/2004
    Language:
    English
    ISBN:
    9780060783280
    Accelerated Reader:
    UG
    Level 6.3, 19 Points
    Lexile measure:
    930
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    Ann Patchett. (2004). Bel Canto. Unabridged HarperAudio.

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    Ann Patchett. 2004. Bel Canto. HarperAudio.

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    Ann Patchett, Bel Canto. HarperAudio, 2004.

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    Ann Patchett. Bel Canto. Unabridged HarperAudio, 2004.

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  • Winner of the Orange Prize
  • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

    "Bel Canto is its own universe. A marvel of a book." —Washington Post Book World

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    Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of the powerful businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening—until a band of gun-wielding terrorists takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a panicked, life-threatening scenario slowly evolves into something quite different, a moment of great beauty, as terrorists and hostages forge unexpected bonds and people from different continents become compatriots, intimate friends, and lovers.

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  • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

    "Bel Canto is its own universe. A marvel of a book." —Washington Post Book World

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    Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of the powerful businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening—until a band of gun-wielding terrorists takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a panicked, life-threatening scenario slowly evolves into something quite different, a moment of great beauty, as terrorists and hostages forge...

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