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A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler

Préface 'A new novel from Tyler is always a treat and this is her best in years' Mail on Sunday Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis... Lire la suite
Couverture cartonnée, 496 Nombre de pages  Plus d'informations
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Préface
'A new novel from Tyler is always a treat and this is her best in years' Mail on Sunday

Auteur
Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her bestselling novels include Breathing Lessons, The Accidental Tourist, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Ladder of Years, Back When We Were Grownups, A Patchwork Planet, The Amateur Marriage, Digging to America, A Spool of Blue Thread and Vinegar Girl.

In 1989 she won the Pulitzer Prize for Breathing Lessons; in 1994 she was nominated by Roddy Doyle and Nick Hornby as 'the greatest novelist writing in English'; in 2012 she received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence; and in 2015 A Spool of Blue Thread was a Sunday Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and the Man Booker Prize.

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The 20th novel from the bestselling author of "The Accidental Tourist, Ladder Of Years, The Beginner's Goodbye" and many others. Tells the story of 3 generations of the Whitshank family, and celebrates Tyler's 50th anniversary as a published author. 'My favourite writer, and the best line-and-length novelist in the world' Nick Hornby, "Independent On Sunday". Now in paperback.



Résumé
THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S FICTION PRIZE

A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK

'It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon'

This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that summer's day in 1959. The whole family on the porch, half-listening as their mother tells the same tale they have heard so many times before.

From that porch we spool back through the generations, witnessing the events, secrets and unguarded moments that have come to define the family. From Red's father and mother, newly arrived in Baltimore in the 1920s, to Abby and Red's grandchildren carrying the family legacy boisterously into the twenty-first century four generations of Whitshanks, their lives unfolding in and around the sprawling, lovingly worn Baltimore house that has always been their home

'One of my favourite authors' Liane Moriarty

'She spins gold' Elizabeth Buchan

'Anne Tyler has no peer' Anita Shreve

'Anne Tyler is one of my favourite writers and this is a delicious book' Rachel Joyce

Détails sur le produit

Titre: A Spool of Blue Thread
Auteur: Anne Tyler
Code EAN: 9780099598480
ISBN: 0099598485
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 496
Poids: 342g
Taille: H198mm x B128mm x T35mm
Année: 2015

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