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Breathing Lessons: A Novel

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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’ s eccentricities. Maggie, a kooky, lovable meddler and an irrepressible optimist, wants nothing more than to fix her son’s broken marriage. Ira is infuriatingly practical, a man “who should have married Ann Landers.” And what begins as a day trip to a funeral becomes an adventure in the unexpected. As Maggie and Ira navigate the riotous twists and turns, they intersect with an assorted cast of eccentrics–and rediscover the magic of the road called life and the joy of having somebody next to you to share the ride . . . bumps and all. Praise for Breathing Lessons “A wonderful novel, glowing with the insight and compassion of an artist's touch.”—The Boston Globe “Superb fiction: It shows us how to live.”—Newsday “Simple, wise, funny, touching, and real . . . Tyler is known for offbeat characters, and Maggie Moran is one of her most endearing.”—The Christian Science Monitor “An occasion for laughter and tears.”—New York Post “More powerful and moving than anything [Tyler] has done.”—Los Angeles Times From the Trade Paperback edition.
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