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The beginner's goodbye [electronic resource]. Anne Tyler.

Tyler, Anne. (Author). Heyborne, Kirby. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307969170 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (6 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2012.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Kirby Heyborne.
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...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 179445 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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