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Saint Maybe
Saint Maybe
Author: Anne Tyler
9 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list! — "A novel that attests once again to Ms. Tyler's enormous gifts as a writer." — --THE NEW YORK TIMES — "Captivating . . . . Compelling . . . . There is a kind of magic at work in this novel." — --THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD — In 1965, the happy Bedloe family is living an ideal, apple-pie existence in...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780804108744
ISBN-10: 0804108749
Publication Date: 8/23/1992
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 89 ratings
Publisher: Ivy Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
Very interesting. The main character who is torn between living a normal life or that of raising his son's children is quite manages to also join a church that is almost cult like. Along the way he struggles with his decision and debates whether to become a priest, marry, be a father, and then live with the secret that he punishes himself with daily.
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Helpful Score: 3
Wonderful story of an unconventional family and a man who spends his life trying to atone for a tragedy he believes he caused.
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Helpful Score: 1
Excellent. Anne Tyler has a wonderful way of getting to the nitty gritty of human character.
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A wonderful story of a young man searching for forgiveness and finding religion, through a bit of sacrifice and a lot of love, at the church of the Second Chance. The author is a "master" in capturing family life and interpersonal struggle. A great Book Club read!
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Warm, funny and a good read about the Bedloe family and second chances.
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I love Anne Tyler..this is one of her best family dramas..
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I like Anne Tyler. and this book is an interesting tale of life choices and roads taken.
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very quick read and quite interesting as Always provided by Anne Tyler