The Amateur Marriage

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Ballantine Books, 2004 - Baltimore (Md.) - 342 pages
19 Reviews
Baltimore ægteparret Pauline og Michael, som forhastet giftede sig under 2. verdenskrig, tvinges til at komme overens for at passe deres barnebarn, som bliver forsømt af sin teenagemor
  

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Second, Anne Tyler is a great writer. - Goodreads
There is zero character development in this book. - Goodreads
Her writing is steady and firm. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

The Amateur Marriage begins with its terrific title. With those three words Tyler forces so many questions to the fore: Whose marriage isn't amateur? What would a professional marriage be like? Is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cristina - Goodreads

What I take from this book from a craft perspective is a lesson in writing sparingly. While the story spans nearly a lifetime, as Tyler looks at the marriage of two people, each life chapter is chosen ... Read full review

Contents

Common Knowledge
5
Dandelion Clock
37
The Anxiety Committee
63
Whispering Hope
108
Heidis Grandfather
136
Killing the Frog by Degrees
189
The World Wont End
225
A Cooler Spot on the Pillow
271
Longtime Child
303
The Man Who Was a Dessert
330
Copyright

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