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Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett’s web site

Excerpts from Bel Canto

Creative Approaches to Bel Canto


Book Reporter

USA Today


The Aria Database

Indiana University Resources

Mercury Opera Rochester

Renee Fleming’s web site

Voice and Opera Department at the Eastman School of Music

The operas and arias noted in the book (coming soon)

Tupac Amaru

In 1996, the rebel group Tupac Amaru occupied the Japanese ambassador’s home in Lima, Peru. Reading about this event in the news initially inspired Ann Patchett to write Bel Canto. These sites provide more information about this event.

American University’s Inventory of Conflict and Environment

Federation of American Scientists

World History Archives on the embassy occupation

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