Family as Fiction: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Family as Fiction: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

What it must be like to read your family history, presented as fiction.

Can you even imagine, turning the page on the past, only to have one of the darkest incidents of your life retold in a bestselling novel?

So it goes for the Cousins’ kids in bestselling author Ann Patchett’s latest, “Commonwealth.” Set in both past and present, Patchett weaves together the tale of the Cousins and the Keatings, two families forever intertwined when two parents kiss at little Franny’s christening party.

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