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Ladder of Years

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One warm summer's day at the beach, forty-year-old Cordelia Grinstead, dressed only in a swimsuit and beach robe, walks away from ... Lire la suite
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Description

One warm summer's day at the beach, forty-year-old Cordelia Grinstead, dressed only in a swimsuit and beach robe, walks away from her family and just keeps on going. After hitching a ride with a stranger to a new town where she knows no one, she reinvents herself as a single woman with no ties and begins living a new life altogether. But how long can she keep this up before her real life finds her?OVER A MILLION ANNE TYLER BOOKS SOLD'She's changed my perception on life' Anna Chancellor 'One of my favourite authors ' Liane Moriarty'She spins gold' Elizabeth Buchan 'Anne Tyler has no peer' Anita Shreve'My favourite writer, and the best line-and-length novelist in the world' Nick Hornby 'A masterly author' Sebastian Faulks 'Tyler is not merely good, she is wickedly good' John Updike'I love Anne Tyler' Anita Brookner 'Her fiction has strength of vision, originality, freshness, unconquerable humour' Eudora Welty

Préface
From the Pulitzer prize-winning Sunday Times bestseller Anne Tyler. Ladder of Years 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

New edition of this title published to coincide with Tyler's latest Vintage paperback, "A Patchwork Planet".

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Ladder of Years
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780099479413
ISBN: 978-0-09-947941-3
Format: Livre de poche
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 448
Poids: 276g
Taille: H198mm x B131mm x T19mm
Année: 1996