The Amateur Marriage

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Ballantine Books, 2004 - Baltimore (Md.) - 342 pages
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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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