A Slipping-Down Life (Google eBook)

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Random House LLC, Jan 5, 2011 - Fiction - 192 pages
24 Reviews
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Anne Tyler's The Beginner's Goodbye.

"Without Anne Tyler, American fiction would be an immeasurably bleaker place."
--NEWSDAY

Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered when she hears the voice of Drumstrings Casey on the radio and becomes instantly attracted to him. She manages to meet him, bursting out of her lonely shell--and into the attentive gaze of the intangible man who becomes all too real....
  

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User Review  - Karl ST - Goodreads

Evie Decker is your average --at least for the people around her-- shy, introvert and plump teenager living with her considerate father and hours and hours of silence to fill her every day. Then one ... Read full review

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As always a well written book. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis in 1941 but grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated at nineteen from Duke University and went on to do graduate work in Russian studies at Columbia University. Tyler’s eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. She is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. She lives in Baltimore.


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