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The beginner's goodbye / a novel by Anne Tyler.

Tyler, Anne. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main F TYLER anne Beginner' (Text) 840191001975715 Large Print - Main Floor Temporarily Unavailable -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle F TYLE (Text) 39231032377463 Large Print Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh FIC TYL LP (Text) 39206020627368 Large Print Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster LP TYL Fic. (Text) 72436000085927 Large Print Books Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City LARGE PRINT FICTION TYLER (Text) 30403001911205 Adult - Fiction Large Print Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial LP FIC TYLER, ANNE (Text) 33946002477474 Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780739378540 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0739378546 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 247 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2012]

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Summary, etc.:
"Anne Tyler gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving new novel in which she explores how a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances--in their house, on the roadway, in the market. Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron has spent his childhood fending off a sister who wants to manage him. So when he meets Dorothy, a plain, outspoken, independent young woman, she is like a breath of fresh air. Unhesitatingly, he marries her, and they have a relatively happy, unremarkable marriage. But when a tree crashes into their house and Dorothy is killed, Aaron feels as though he has been erased forever. Only Dorothy's unexpected appearances from the dead help him to live in the moment and to find some peace. Gradually he discovers, as he works in the family's vanity-publishing business, turning out titles that presume to guide beginners through the trials of life, that maybe for this beginner there is a way of saying goodbye. A beautiful, subtle exploration of loss and recovery, pierced throughout with Anne Tyler's humor, wisdom, and always penetrating look at human foibles"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Middle-aged men > Fiction.
Wives > Death > Fiction.
Bereavement > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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