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Taft

A Novel

by Ann Patchett

  • 322 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Memphis (Tenn.),
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Race relations,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General,
  • African American musicians,
  • Fathers and sons

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9232941M
    ISBN 100060540761
    ISBN 109780060540760

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"Taft" is an odd little book, in which the author attempts the portrait of a man whose desire to right the wrongs of his past are continuously thwarted by /5. ANN PATCHETT is the author of seven novels: The Patron Saint of Liars, Taft, The Magician’s Assistant, Bel Canto, Run, State of Wonder, and Commonwealth.

She was the editor of The Best American Short Storiesand has written three books of nonfiction– Truth & Beauty, about her friendship with the writer Lucy Grealy, What Now?/5().

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William Howard Taft worked as the 10th Chief Justice of the United States and Taft book 27th President of the United States.

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William Howard Taft never wanted to be president and yearned instead to serve as chief justice of the United States. But despite his ambivalence about politics, the former federal judge found success in the executive branch as governor of the Philippines and secretary of war, and he won a resounding victory in the presidential election of William Howard Taft, –, 27th President of the United States (–13) and 10th chief justice of the United States (–30), b.

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William Howard Taft was elected the 27th President of the United States () and later became the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (), the only person to have served in.Taft Intermediate School • Smith Road • Ashland, Ohio • • Fax: School Hours AM PM • Office Hours Accessibility Statement.Ann Patchett, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $ (p) ISBN