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Ladder of Years
Ladder of Years
Author: Anne Tyler
?A page-turner in the best sense . . . One cares for Ms. Tyler?s touchingly flawed characters. . . . [She] knows as well as anyone that ?human beings lead many lives.? Casually, delightfully, Ladder of Years will tell you just how we humans manage this trick.? ? Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE WOMAN DISAPPEARS DURING FAMILY VACATION, declares the headl...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781480563605
ISBN-10: 1480563609
Publication Date: 11/12/2013
Edition: Unabridged

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Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Book Type: Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
A woman leaves he family on a spur of the moment decision, with very little money, and wearing only a bathing suit. A thoughtful book about a subject that every mother probably ponders at some point in life.
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Helpful Score: 3
While I am a fan of Anne Tyler, I didn't care too much for the ending of this book. It did, however leave you wanting more.
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This is a "coming of age" of a woman who nearly waited too long. How a woman seeks and finds her own worth is a marvel of terrific writing. This IS NOT a "chick book". It is for anyone, anywhere who has ever asked themselves very hard questions - with no idea how to answer them.
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Helpful Score: 2
Have you ever wanted to walk away from your present life and start fresh somewhere else? This book fulfills those fantasies.
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I never miss an Anne Tyler book. Published in 1995, this is the story of a wife and mother of three almost-grown children who on a sudden impulse walks away from a family vacation and the sense of being expendable that it has engendered. She finds a small town that attracts her, rents a room, and settles in to see what she can make happen next. An intriguing look into what might have happened if we'd ever had the nerve to do it...
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