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Digging to America
Digging to America
Author: Anne Tyler
In what is perhaps her richest and most deeply searching novel, Anne Tyler gives us a story about what it is to be an American, and about Maryam Yazdan, who after thirty-five years in this country must finally come to terms with her 'outsiderness.' — Two families, who would otherwise never have come together, meet by chance at the Baltimo...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780739475331
ISBN-10: 0739475339
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 277
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3.7 stars, based on 22 ratings
Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Paperback
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I have read several of Tyler's novels and she never fails to draw intriguing and convincing characters and situations. In this novel, she mixes strikingly different world cultures with family cultures in a way which fully illuminates the dynamics between her characters. She has created a story that fits the melting pot of the 21st century to a tee, I highly recommend this book to anyone who appreciates cultural diversity and family drama!
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This is a bittersweet story of personalities and left me with a true appreciation of the strength of character it takes to adopt children.
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I have tried reading other books by this author but this time I was actually able to finish this one! It is not the type of book I usually read but I still found it interesting.


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