Most widely held works about Anne Tyler
Most widely held works by Anne Tyler
The accidental tourist by Anne Tyler ( Book )
165 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 23 languages and held by 5,051 libraries worldwide
Macon Leary hates to travel. He is someone who travels through life accidentally. Things just happen to him--the senseless death of his child, the baffling desertion of his wife, even his involvement with Muriel, the frizzy-haired, stiletto-heeled, non-stop talker from the kennel where he boards his dog.
Breathing lessons by Anne Tyler ( Book )
122 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 21 languages and held by 4,677 libraries worldwide
While driving to the funeral of a friend, a couple married twenty-eight years examine the expectations and disappointments of their marriage.
Saint maybe by Anne Tyler ( Book )
91 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 17 languages and held by 4,276 libraries worldwide
Saint Maybe is the rich and absorbing story of a young man's guilt over his brother's death and his struggle to atone for the wrong he feels he has done. On a quiet street in Baltimore in 1965, seventeen-year-old Ian Bedloe lives with his family in an "ideal, apple-pie household," enjoying the comfort of family traditions and indulging in all the usual dreams of the future. Until one night, when Ian's stinging words to his brother bring tragedy -- and from that careless moment on nothing can ever be the same.
Ladder of years by Anne Tyler ( Book )
106 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 17 languages and held by 4,266 libraries worldwide
A runaway wife leaves one domestic situation, only to fall into another. She is Delia Grinstead, 40, of Baltimore, the wife of a physician and mother of three. One day she decides she's had enough of being invisible, moves to another town and gets herself a job--caring for a boy whose mother has abandoned the family. By the author of Saint Maybe.
A patchwork planet by Anne Tyler ( Book )
96 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 15 languages and held by 3,994 libraries worldwide
A lovable loser tries to get his life in order. He is Barnaby Gaitlin, 30, the black sheep of a rich Baltimore family, ex-juvenile delinquent who specialized in housebreaking for kicks. He works for Rent-a-Back, moving furniture for old people, and dreams of having a future.
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler ( Book )
158 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 23 languages and held by 3,988 libraries worldwide
Pearl Tull is nearing the end of her life, but not her memory. Ever since 1944 when her husband left her, she has raised her three very different children on her own. Now grown, they have gathered together--with anger, with hope, and with a beautiful, harsh, and dazzling story to tell....
The amateur marriage : a novel by Anne Tyler ( Book )
103 editions published between 2003 and 2994 in 16 languages and held by 3,631 libraries worldwide
Marrying quickly during World War II after falling in love at first sight, a mismatched couple discovers that their different personalities and approaches to life are taking a toll on their relationship and their family.
Digging to America : a novel by Anne Tyler ( Book )
83 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 3,557 libraries worldwide
Two families awaiting the arrival of their adopted infant daughters from Korea meet at the airport. The families lives become interwined after the Donaldsons, a young American couple invite the Yazdan's, Maryam, her son and his Iranian American wife to an arrival party, which becomes an annual event. Maryam, who came to this country thirty-five years earlier, feels her values threatened when she is courted by a newly widowed Donaldson. A penetrating light on the American way as seen from two perspectives, those who are born here and those who are still struggling to fit in.
Back when we were grownups : a novel by Anne Tyler ( Book )
108 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 13 languages and held by 3,001 libraries worldwide
Beck Davitch looks back on her thirty-year marriage to Joe and her role as a mother and manager of the Open Arms, wondering if she is living the life she was meant to live and reconsidering her dedication to the family business.
Noah's compass : a novel by Anne Tyler ( Book )
42 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,838 libraries worldwide
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.
Morgan's passing by Anne Tyler ( Book )
48 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 11 languages and held by 2,317 libraries worldwide
Mogan Gower finds that his household has become confusing, often tedious. But then he meets two lovely young newlyweds and all three discover that no one's heart is safe.
Searching for Caleb by Anne Tyler ( Book )
61 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 2,247 libraries worldwide
The search for Caleb, her grandfather's brother who simply disappeared one day 60 years ago, becomes for Justine a search for her own best life.
Earthly possessions by Anne Tyler ( Book )
73 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 2,178 libraries worldwide
When she is taken hostage by a bank robber, Charlotte Emory finds that her experience provides her with a new perspective of her past life and the future she hopes to make for herself.
The clock winder by Anne Tyler ( Book )
54 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,085 libraries worldwide
At 20 Elizabeth seems to have no commitment other than to be free in her life. When Mrs. Emerson and her two sons become dependent upon Elizabeth, she makes a terrible bungle and irreparably damages another human being.
Celestial navigation by Anne Tyler ( Book )
63 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,949 libraries worldwide
After Jeremy's elderly mother dies, he takes in two boarders: a young woman and her child.
If morning ever comes by Anne Tyler ( Book )
68 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,824 libraries worldwide
Homesick law student returns to his North Carolina home to visit his all female family but finds he is of little use to them in solving their individual problems.
The tin can tree by Anne Tyler ( Book )
51 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,714 libraries worldwide
Small town photographer sacrifices his chances for a wife and family in order to make a home for his hypochondriac brother.
A slipping-down life by Anne Tyler ( Book )
49 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,629 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Evie Decker and her unlikely romance with Drumstrings Casey, a small-time rock singer who plays in a country roadhouse.
Tumble Tower by Anne Tyler ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
A very messy princess in a very tidy royal family has the opportunity to prove that there are advantages to not being neat.
Best of the South. Volume II ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Continuing a two-decade tradition of excellence in literature, New Stories from the South presents the 20 best stories of from 1996 to 2005 selected by Anne Tyler. With such authors as Lee Smith, Judy Troy, William Gay, Stephen Coyne, Max Steele, Jill McCorkle and Chris Offutt, Best of the South elegantly portrays an old man's struggle with Alzheimer's, a death row inmate's confusion over his own guilt, and a young girl seeking comfort in a motel room with a trucker, and many more memorable, breathtaking stories.
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