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A Spool of Blue Thread - Anne Tyler
A Spool of Blue Thread
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From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author--now in the fiftieth year of her remarkable career--a brilliantly observed, joyful and wrenching, funny and true new novel that reveals, as only she can, the very nature of a family's life. "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon."... show more
From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning author--now in the fiftieth year of her remarkable career--a brilliantly observed, joyful and wrenching, funny and true new novel that reveals, as only she can, the very nature of a family's life. "It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love w
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385683425 (0385683421)
ASIN: 385683421
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Toni
Toni rated it
2.0 "A Spool of Blue Thread", by Anne Tyler
Tyler's story encompasses three generations of the Whitshank family, wandering back and forth over 7 decades of the 20th century. “A Spool of Blue Thread”, is Anne Tyler’s 20th novel. It also happens to be the first novel of hers I’ve ever read. I wanted to use my unfamiliarity with Tyler as an asse...
lysdexic
lysdexic rated it
1.0 A Spool of Blue Thread
My god it was dull. I get that it's supposed to be one of those insightful sketches of Ordinary Realistic Families (TM), but did the prose have to compete with the subject matter in its quest to do away with any limits to banality?
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4.0 A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD by ANNE TYLER
Goodreads | A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists // // // // // // // // // A normal Anne Tyler book with a cast of quirky characters. There were stories within stories. The only problem I had with this book was the scene with the spoo...
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