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by Anne Tyler
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Rough Draft Hero
Rough Draft Hero rated it 5 years ago
Kind of dragged at the end.
As Usual, I Need More Bookshelves
As Usual, I Need More Bookshelves rated it 6 years ago
I started out writing that I thought Anne Tyler was an under-appreciated writer, and then I remember that she won a Pulitzer, so perhaps that's not exactly the correct term. I think people don't realize the skill it takes to write her novels. While I haven't read all her work, the common thread, f...
Mellkoh
Mellkoh rated it 7 years ago
You know, you can choose your friends, but you cannot choose your family. So much of what we become in life is rooted to what we experienced growing up and our immediate family (genetics included). Our thoughts, actions, knee-jerk reactions, fears and general opinions in life are shaped by those t...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
Tyler is not an author I particularly enjoy, however if you want to grab this it is available here
KatieC
KatieC rated it 9 years ago
These are the most multi-dimensional, fleshed out characters I've read about in just about forever. By turns I hated the characters, then felt sorry for them, then felt proud of them...and, at the end, was crushed by the circumstances that informed their entire lives. They are all so....human. And v...
sarah
sarah rated it 11 years ago
Hmmm, my second Anne Tyler novel, almost in a row, and I didn't love it. Her prose is terrific and she has interesting things to reveal about her characters, but the lack of plot or conflict or resolution annoyed me in this book and in When We Were Grownups, the last Tyler novel I read. Both novels ...
sarah
sarah rated it 11 years ago
Hmmm, my second Anne Tyler novel, almost in a row, and I didn't love it. Her prose is terrific and she has interesting things to reveal about her characters, but the lack of plot or conflict or resolution annoyed me in this book and in When We Were Grownups, the last Tyler novel I read. Both novels ...
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