Bel canto: a novel

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Now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe.

New York Times Bestseller

Ann Patchett&;s award winning, bestselling novel that balances themes of love and crisis as disparate characters learn that music is their only common language&;now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe.

&;Blissfully romantic&;. A terrific, spellcasting story.&; &; San Francisco Chronicle

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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9780062891907
9780061738883
9781481548847
9780061429491
9780060783280
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Level 6.3, 19 Points
Lexile measure:
930L
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Last Grouping Update2020-11-24 04:51:39AM
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Embassy buildings -- Fiction
Hostages -- Fiction
Love stories
Opera -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
South America -- Fiction
Victims of terrorism -- Fiction
Women singers -- Fiction
title_displayBel canto : a novel
title_fullBel Canto
Bel canto : a novel / Ann Patchett
Bel canto : a novel [electronic resource] / Ann Patchett
Bel canto [CD sound recording] / Ann Patchett
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Embassy buildings
Fiction
Hostages
Literature
Opera
Victims of terrorism
Women singers