The Patron Saint of Ugly. An exuberant novel about reluctant saint and alleged healer Garnet Ferrari—born with the map of the world rendered in port-wine stains on her skin—and her family's rich, tangled and most unusual history, from the Nebrodi Mountains of Sicily to the hilltop mansions of Sweetwater, West Virginia. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
The Patron Saint of Ugly
Superstition. Explaining the Unexplainable. Behavioral psychology: When logic fails, stories and superstitions prevail. One of a series of 16 illustrations for the issue The Unlikely