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Patron Saint of Liars

Patron Saint of Liars

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Sunday, April 05, 1998 13.7 22 1
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  • Season: 1997-98
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Family Drama
  • Based On: Patron Saint of Liars, The written by Ann Patchett
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

From the novel by Ann Patchett. An unhappy pregnant woman abandons her husband in California and runs off to a remote Kentucky home for unwed mothers run by nuns. Soon, the home's amiable handyman is proposing marriage, unaware she is already wed. She marries him anyway, has the baby, and a few years later leaves to live alone in a nearby cottage. When her first husband finds her 15 years latter, she takes off again, afraid to face the truth of her actions. She eventually returns to her loved ones.


Production Company:

  • Patchett-Kaufman Ent.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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