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"I don't want to say I hear voices; well, actually I do hear voices, but I don't think it's supernatural. I think it's just that when characters are given enough texture and backbone, then lo and behold, they stand on their own." -- 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: 486
French Braid A novel
2022 - French Braid a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780593321096
ISBN-10: 059332109X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Redhead by the Side of the Road
2021 - Redhead By the Side of the Road (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780593080948
ISBN-10: 0593080947
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Una sala plena de cors trencats
2021 - Una Sala Plena De Cors Trencats [Redhead by the Side of the Road - Catalan Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788475888620
ISBN-10: 8475888623
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Un garcon sur le pas de la porte
2020 - Un Garcon Sur Le Pas De La Porte [Redhead by the Side of the Road - French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782752912213
ISBN-10: 2752912218
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Der Sinn des Ganzen
2020 - Der Sinn Des Ganzen [Redhead by the Side of the Road - German Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783036958200
ISBN-10: 3036958207
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Clock Dance
2019 - Clock Dance (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525563020
ISBN-10: 0525563024
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 3

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.
 1

Clock Dance
2018 - Clock Dance (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781984899132
ISBN-10: 1984899139
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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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.
 1

Corazon de vinagre
2017 - Corazon De VInagre [Vinegar Girl - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788426403957
ISBN-10: 8426403956
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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Vinegar Girl
2017 - Vinegar Girl [Hogarth Shakespeare] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345809155
ISBN-10: 0345809157
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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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.
 9

The Tin Can Tree
2016 - The Tin Can Tree (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781522688075
ISBN-10: 1522688072
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Clock Winder
2016 - The Clock Winder (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781522688105
ISBN-10: 1522688102
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Vinegar Girl A Novel
2016 - Vinegar Girl a Novel [Hogarth Shakespeare] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780451483942
ISBN-10: 0451483944
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Noah's Compass A Novel
2016 - Noah's Compass a Novel (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780735209367
ISBN-10: 0735209367
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Vinegar Girl A Novel
2016 - Vinegar Girl a Novel [Hogarth Shakespeare] (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780804141260
ISBN-10: 0804141266
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 18

A Spool of Blue Thread
2016 - A Spool of Blue Thread (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385683449
ISBN-10: 0385683448
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Spool of Blue Thread
2016 - A Spool of Blue Thread (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780553394399
ISBN-10: 0553394398
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 39

Die storrische Braut
2016 - Die Storrische Braut [Vinegar Girl - German Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783813506556
ISBN-10: 381350655X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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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.
 39

2012 - Beginner's Goodbye [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)
2004 - The Accidental Tourist 1800 Headwords [Oxford Bookworms Library] (Paperback)
2004 - The Amateur Marriage [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)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 [Audio Cassette - Abridged] (Audio Cassette)
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 - Morgan's Passing [Arena] (Paperback)
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)
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