The accidental tourist: A Novel

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Incandescent, heartbreaking, exhilarating...One cannot reasonably expect fiction to be much better than this." -- The Washington Post In this irresistible novel, Anne Tyler explores the slippery alchemy of attracting opposites, and the struggle to rebuild one's life after unspeakable tragedy. Travel writer Macon Leary hates travel, adventure, surprises, and anything outside of his routine. Immobilized by grief, Macon is becoming increasingly prickly and alone, anchored by his solitude and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts. Then he meets Muriel, an eccentric dog trainer too optimistic to let Macon disappear into himself. Despite Macon's best efforts to remain insulated, Muriel up-ends his solitary, systemized life, catapulting him into the center of a messy, beautiful love story he never imagined. A fresh and timeless tale of unexpected bliss, The Accidental Tourist showcases Tyler's talents for making characters--and their relationships--feel both real and magical. Look for Clock Dance , the charming new novel from Anne Tyler, available now.
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9781435296626
9780425092910
078877185
9780307416834
9780345452009
9780795330056
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title_display The accidental tourist : a novel
title_full The Accidental Tourist, The Accidental Tourist A Novel, The Accidental Tourist A Novel [eBook] Tyler, Anne, The accidental tourist : a novel / by Anne Tyler, The accidental tourist [Mass Market] / Anne Tyler, The accidental tourist [sound recording] / by Anne Tyler
title_short The accidental tourist :
title_sub A Novel
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