Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

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"A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read."
THE BOSTON GLOBE
Pearl Tull is nearing the end of her life but not her memory. Ever since 1944 when her husband left her, she has raised her three very different children on her own. Now grown, they have gathered together--with anger, with hope, and with a beautiful, harsh, and dazzling story to tell....
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Product details

  • Paperback | 303 pages
  • 133 x 210 x 23.11mm | 318g
  • Ballantine Books Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0449911594
  • 9780449911594
  • 169,914

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"A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read."
THE BOSTON GLOBE
Pearl Tull is nearing the end of her life but not her memory. Ever since 1944 when her husband left her, she has raised her three very different children on her own. Now grown, they have gathered together--with anger, with hope, and with a beautiful, harsh, and dazzling story to tell....

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"Beautiful . . . funny, heart-hammering, wise . . . superb entertainment."--The New York Times "A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read."--The Boston Globe "A novelist who knows what a proper story is . . . [Tyler is] not only a good and artful writer, but a wise one as well."--Newsweek "Anne Tyler is surely one of the most satisfying novelists working in America today."--Chicago Tribune "In her ninth novel she has arrived at a new level of power."--John Updike, The New Yorker "Marvelous, astringent, hilarious, [and] strewn with the banana peels of love."--Cosmopolitan
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About Anne Tyler

ANNE TYLER is the author of more than twenty novels. Her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
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