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Saint maybe

Author: Anne Tyler
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Allegories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tyler, Anne.
Saint maybe.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991
(OCoLC)645808936
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Tyler
ISBN: 0679403612 9780679403616
OCLC Number: 23691414
Description: 337 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The airmail bowling ball --
The department of reality --
The man who forgot how to fly --
Famous rainbows --
People who don't know the answers --
Sample rains --
Organized marriage --
I should never tell you anything --
The flooded sewing box --
Recovering from the hearts-of-palm flu.
Responsibility: Anne Tyler.
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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.

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