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Patrick deWitt
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Patrick deWitt

Patrick deWitt Biography

Patrick deWitt is the author of the critically acclaimed Ablutions: Notes for a Novel, as well as The Sisters Brothers, which was short-listed for the Booker Prize, and French Exit. Born in British Columbia, he has also lived in California and Washington, and now resides in Portland, Oregon.



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