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Breathing Lessons

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 336 Nombre de pages
One hot summer day Maggie and Ira drive from Baltimore towards Pennsylvania, to the funeral of the husband of Maggie's best friend... Lire la suite
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One hot summer day Maggie and Ira drive from Baltimore towards Pennsylvania, to the funeral of the husband of Maggie's best friend. During the course of that journey, the author shows all there is to know about a marriage. The author also wrote "Saint Maybe" and "Morgan's Passing".

Préface
From the Pulitzer prize-winning Sunday Times bestseller Anne Tyler. Breathing Lessons is now re-jacketed along with the rest of Tyler's books in striking new backlist style

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.

Texte du rabat

Nearing fifty and married with two children, she and her husband drive from Baltimore to Deer Lick to attend the funeral of a friend one hot summer day. During the course of the journey, Maggie's eternal optimism and her inexhaustible passion for sorting out other people's lives and willing them to fall in love is severely tested...

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Breathing Lessons
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780099201410
ISBN: 978-0-09-920141-0
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 336
Poids: 242g
Taille: H198mm x B128mm x T20mm
Année: 1998

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