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    Literary

    Aug-2018

    A delightful novel of one woman's transformative journey, from the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer.Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden disappe...

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    General Fiction

    May-2018

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    Literary

    Jun-2016

    Pulitzer Prize winner and American master Anne Tyler brings us an inspired, witty and irresistible contemporary take on one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies   Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her ecc...

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    Romance

    May-2015

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    Literary

    Feb-2015

    “It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon...” This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness: an indefina...

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    Literary

    Apr-2012

    Anne Tyler gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving new novel in which she explores how a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances -- in their house, on the roadway, in the market. ...

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    Literary

    Jan-2010

    From the incomparable Anne Tyler, a wise, gently humorous, and deeply compassionate novel about a schoolteacher, who has been forced to retire at sixty-one, coming to terms with the final phase of his life. Liam Pennywell, who set out to be a phil...

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    General Fiction

    May-2006

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE Friday August 15th, 1997. Two tiny Korean babies are delivered to two very different Baltimore families. Every year, on the anniversary of `Arrival Day' the two families celebrate together, with more and more elaborat...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2005

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    Contemporary Romance

    Jan-2004

    Michael and Pauline seemed like the perfect couple - young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment she walked into his mother's grocery store in Baltimore, he was smitten, and in the heat of World War II fervour, they marry in haste. From the ...

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    General Fiction

    May-2001

    "Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered that she had turned into the wrong person." So Anne Tyler opens this irresistible new novel. The woman is Rebecca Davitch, a fifty-three-year-old grandmother. Is she an impostor in her own life? sh...

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    Horror

    Apr-1998

    In this, her 14th novel and one of her most endearing Anne Tyler tells the story of a lovable loser who's trying to get his life in order. Barnaby Gaitlin has been in trouble ever since adolescence. He had this habit of breaking into other people's h...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1995

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKBALTIMORE WOMAN DISAPPEARS DURING FAMILY VACATION, declares the headline. Forty-year-old Delia Grinstead is last seen strolling down the Delaware shore, wearing nothing more than a bathing suit and carrying a beach tote w...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1993

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1991

    In 1965, the happy Bedloe family is living an ideal, apple-pie existence in Baltimore. Then, in the blink of an eye, a single tragic event occurs that will transform their lives forever particularly that of 17-year-old Ian Bedloe, the youngest son, w...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1988

    Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years -- and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities. Maggie, a kooky, lovable meddler and an irrepressible opti...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1985

    Macon Leary is a travel writer who hates both travel and anything out of the ordinary. He is grounded by loneliness and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts. Then he meets Muriel, a deliciously peculiar dog-obedience trainer who upend...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1982

    Pearl Tull is nearing the end of her life but not of her memory. It was a Sunday night in 1944 when her husband left the little row house on Baltimore s Calvert Street, abandoning Pearl to raise their three children alone: Jenny, high-spirited and de...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1980

    Morgan Gower has an outsize hairy beard, an array of peculiar costumes and fantastic headwear, and a serious smoking habit. He likes to pretend to be other people - a jockey, a shipping magnate, a foreign art dealer - and he likes to do this more and...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1977

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1975

    Ranging from the ragtime era to small-town America in the seventies, Searching for Caleb is a moving quest for a family's deepest roots - and a haunting story of growing up and breaking away, acceptance and rebellion. OVER A MILLION ANNE TYLER BOOKS ...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1974

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1972

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1970

    Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered when she hears the voice of Drumstrings Casey on the radio and becomes instantly attracted to him. She manages to meet him, bursting out of her lonely s...

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    General Fiction

    1965

    In the small town of Larksville, the Pike family is hopelessly out of step with the daily rhythms of life after the tragic, accidental death of six-year-old Janie Rose. Mrs. Pike seldom speaks, blaming herself, while Mr. Pike is forced to come out of...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1964

    "Funny, serious, touching, zany, delightful, revealing a triumph " "Harper's" Ben Joe Hawkes comes from a fairly large, blindly cheerful family that never seems to know when to get upset. Raised by women a proud mother, an incorrigible grandmother, a...

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