skip to content
The accidental tourist Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The accidental tourist

Author: Anne Tyler
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, New York : Random House 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tyler, Anne.
Accidental tourist.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1985
(OCoLC)568171936
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Tyler
ISBN: 039454689X 9780394546896
OCLC Number: 12432313
Notes: "A Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Description: 355 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Anne Tyler.

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12432313> # The accidental tourist
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "12432313" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Place/baltimore_md> ; # Baltimore (Md.)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/children_death> ; # Children--Death
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1016021> ; # Men--Psychology
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204292> ; # Maryland--Baltimore
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/baltimore_md_fiction> ; # Baltimore (Md.)--Fiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/travel_writing_fiction> ; # Travel writing--Fiction
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1155681> ; # Travel writing
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/men_maryland_baltimore_psychology> ; # Men--Maryland--Baltimore--Psychology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/men_maryland_baltimore_psychology_fiction> ; # Men--Maryland--Baltimore--Psychology--Fiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/children_death_fiction> ; # Children--Death--Fiction
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854892> ; # Children--Death
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e19/> ;
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Person/tyler_anne> ; # Anne Tyler
    schema:bookEdition "First edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "1985" ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/180937> ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Psychological fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/568171936> ;
    schema:name "The accidental tourist"@en ;
    schema:productID "12432313" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780394546896> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/12432313> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Person/tyler_anne> # Anne Tyler
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Tyler" ;
    schema:givenName "Anne" ;
    schema:name "Anne Tyler" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Place/baltimore_md> # Baltimore (Md.)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Baltimore (Md.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/baltimore_md_fiction> # Baltimore (Md.)--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Baltimore (Md.)--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/children_death_fiction> # Children--Death--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Children--Death--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/men_maryland_baltimore_psychology> # Men--Maryland--Baltimore--Psychology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083510> ;
    schema:name "Men--Maryland--Baltimore--Psychology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/men_maryland_baltimore_psychology_fiction> # Men--Maryland--Baltimore--Psychology--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Men--Maryland--Baltimore--Psychology--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/180937#Topic/travel_writing_fiction> # Travel writing--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Travel writing--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1155681> # Travel writing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Travel writing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204292> # Maryland--Baltimore
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Maryland--Baltimore" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780394546896>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "039454689X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780394546896" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/568171936>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Accidental tourist." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12432313> ; # The accidental tourist
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.