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EARTHY POSSESSIONS, MORGAN'S PASSING, DINNER AT THE HOMESICK RESTAURANT
EARTHY POSSESSIONS MORGAN'S PASSING DINNER AT THE HOMESICK RESTAURANT Author:ANNE TYLER Critics and a steadily increasing number of readers have long championed Anne Tyler throughout the publication of her first six novels. Here are her sixth, seventh and eighth novels in one volume. — "Earthy Possessions" gives us the beguiling story of Charlotte Emory, who wonders how she will escape her confining existence in Clarion, MD, just as... more » she is unexpectedly whisked by an escaped prisoner on an exuberant journey that reshapes her vision of the past and her image of the future.
"Morgan's Passing" tells, what happens when Morgan, a man capable of assuming so many roles that no one knows who he really is, disrupts the lives of a placid Baltimore couple, creating the sort of havoc that inspired the Baltimore Post World to comment it is "as though Dickens were alive and well and living in Baltimore."
"Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant" is the story of two brothers and a sister deserted by their father, raised by their angry mother, moving through the calamities and exultations of their difficult youths into seperate stategies for survival and finally into shared humanity.« less