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The Amateur Marriage

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 320 Nombre de pages
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From the incomparable Anne Tyler, a rich and compelling novel, spanning three generations, about a mismatched marriage - and its c... Lire la suite
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From the incomparable Anne Tyler, a rich and compelling novel, spanning three generations, about a mismatched marriage - and its consequences. Michael and Pauline seemed like the perfect couple - young, good-looking, made for each other.

Préface
From the Pulitzer prize-winning Sunday Times bestseller Anne Tyler. The Amateur Marriage 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

A multi-layered novel spanning three generations from this hugely talented author, her first in three years. A superb evocation of America at the start of World War II. "A brilliant writer of emotionally sophisticated novels, funny, tragic, wise" Lynne Truss, )Independent(



Résumé
Michael and Pauline seemed like the perfect couple - young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment she walked into his mother's grocery store in Baltimore, he was smitten, and in the heat of World War II fervour, they marry in haste.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Amateur Marriage
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Code EAN: 9780099469599
ISBN: 978-0-09-946959-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 320
Poids: 226g
Taille: H195mm x B129mm x T20mm
Année: 2004

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