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Truth & Beauty: A Friendship - Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Ann Patchett
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Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 5, Lucy and Ann wrote to each other constantly. Lucy wrote she was happy when Ann and Dennis broke up. When they did, it confirmed for Lucy that the fortune teller was wrong about her not finding love. Ann and Lucy treated writing like it was a job. Writing was the way out of their miserable lives. They submitted articles, stories and they applied for fellowships. They felt very connected to each other because of this. Lucy was the more diligent one about applying to every fellowship, grant and contest. Aberdeen was a place where Lucy could just write.

Lucy wrote in a letter how much she hated life in Aberdeen. She hated everything about the depressing town. She kept getting rejected from fellowships, grants, etc. In November 1989, Ann's father bought Ann a ticket to visit...

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