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"I'll write maybe one long paragraph describing the events, then a page or two breaking the events into chapters, and then reams of pages delving into my characters. After that, I'm ready to begin." -- Anne Tyler
Anne Tyler (born October 25, 1941) is an American novelist.

Tyler, the eldest of four children, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her father was a chemist and her mother a social worker. Her early childhood was spent in a succession of Quaker communities in the mountains of North Carolina and in Raleigh. She didn't attend a school until she was 11 and this unorthodox upbringing enabled her to view 'the normal world with a certain amount of distance and surprise'.

She graduated at age nineteen from Duke University, and completed graduate work in Russian studies at Columbia University in New York City. She worked as a librarian and bibliographer before moving to Maryland. In 1963, Tyler married Iranian psychiatrist and novelist Taghi Mohammad Modarressi, with whom she had two daughters, Tezh and Mitra. Modarressi died in 1997. Tyler resides in Baltimore, Maryland, where most of her novels are set.

Her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, received the Pulitzer Prize in 1989. The Accidental Tourist was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1985 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 and was made into a 1988 movie starring William Hurt and Geena Davis. Tyler's ninth novel, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, which she considers her best work, was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1983. She has edited three anthologies: The Best American Short Stories 1983, Best of the South, and Best of the South: The Best of the Second Decade. She is noteworthy among contemporary best selling novelists, for she does not grant face-to-face interviews and rarely does book tours, nor does she make many other public appearances, although she has made herself available through email interviews.

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Total Books: 477
Redhead By The Side Of The Road
2020 - Redhead By the Side of the Road (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781784743475
ISBN-10: 178474347X
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Redhead by the Side of the Road EXPORT
2020 - Redhead By the Side of the Road Export (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781784743482
ISBN-10: 1784743488
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Redhead by the Side of the Road A novel
2020 - Redhead By the Side of the Road a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780525658412
ISBN-10: 0525658416
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Clock Dance
2019 - Clock Dance (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525563020
ISBN-10: 0525563024
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Clock Dance A novel
2018 - Clock Dance a Novel (Audio CD)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525633433
ISBN-10: 052563343X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

A Spool of Blue Thread A novel
2017 - A Spool of Blue Thread a Novel (Audio CD)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781524754679
ISBN-10: 1524754676
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Corazon de vinagre
2017 - Corazon De VInagre [Vinegar Girl - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788426403957
ISBN-10: 8426403956
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment

Vinegar Girl
2017 - Vinegar Girl [Hogarth Shakespeare] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345809155
ISBN-10: 0345809157
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Vinegar Girl A Novel
2017 - Vinegar Girl a Novel [Hogarth Shakespeare] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780804141284
ISBN-10: 0804141282
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

The Tin Can Tree
2016 - The Tin Can Tree (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781522688075
ISBN-10: 1522688072
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Clock Winder
2016 - The Clock Winder (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781522688105
ISBN-10: 1522688102
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Noah's Compass A Novel
2016 - Noah's Compass a Novel (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780735209367
ISBN-10: 0735209367
Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Spool of Blue Thread
2016 - A Spool of Blue Thread (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780553394399
ISBN-10: 0553394398
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.

Die storrische Braut
2016 - Die Storrische Braut [Vinegar Girl - German Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783813506556
ISBN-10: 381350655X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Spool of Blue Thread
2015 - A Spool of Blue Thread (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781101874271
ISBN-10: 1101874279
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Ladder of Years
2013 - Ladder of Years (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781480563605
ISBN-10: 1480563609
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2013 - Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780099577270
ISBN-10: 0099577275
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
2013 - Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781469280820
ISBN-10: 1469280825
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Beginner's Goodbye
2013 - The Beginner's Goodbye (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780345533357
ISBN-10: 0345533356
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Beginners Goodbye
2013 - Beginners Goodbye (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780099572237
ISBN-10: 0099572230
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

The Accidental Tourist
2012 - Beginner's Goodbye [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2009 - Noah's Compass [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2008 - Propios Y Extranos/ Digging to America [Narrativa Punto de Lectura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Atembungen (Other)
2007 - Ejercicios Respiratorios/ Beathing Lessons [Narrativa Punto de Lectura] (Paperback)
2007 - El Turista Accidental / the Accidental Tourist [Narrativa Punto de Lectura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - El Matrimonio Amateur [The Amateur Marriage - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - Digging to America [Large Print] (Hardcover)
2004 - The Accidental Tourist 1800 Headwords [Oxford Bookworms Library] (Paperback)
2004 - The Amateur Marriage [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2001 - Earthly Possessions [OTTAKARS] (Paperback)
2001 - Back When We Were Grownups [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Audio CD
2000 - Searching for Caleb [Large Print] (Hardcover)
1998 - A Patchwork Planet a Novel [Random House Large Print] (Paperback)
1997 - Slipping Down Life [New Longman Literature] (Paperback)
1997 - The Clockwinder [Thorndike Large Print General Series] (Paperback)
1996 - Clock Winder [1st Ballantine Books Trade ed] (Paperback)
1991 - Saint Maybe [Large Print] (Hardcover)
1983 - The Best American Short Stories 1983 [Best American Short Stories] (Hardcover)
Scorpia [Romanian Edition] (Paperback)
Buscando a Caleb [Searching For Caleb] (Paperback)
Amarga Como O VInagre [Portuguese Edition] (Paperback)