Celestial Navigation

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Random House, Apr 10, 2012 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Jeremy is a child-like, painfully shy batchelor who has never left home. He lives on the third floor of his mother's boarding house and spends his days cutting up coloured paper to make mosaic sculptures - until the day his mother dies and the beautiful Mary Tell arrives to turn his world upside down.

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amateur Marriage and Digging to America.

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Review: Celestial Navigation

User Review  - Denidevine - Goodreads

So very sad. This is not the story to read if you need cheering up... Her writing is lovely, as always. Read full review

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User Review  - Marissa Morrison - Goodreads

This is a heartbreaking story about what happens when a woman whose main desire is to birth children hooks up with an extreme agoraphobe (recently left, after the death of his mother, with no one to ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Breathing Lessons and many other bestselling novels, including The Accidental Tourist, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Saint Maybe, Ladder of Years, A Patchwork Planet, Back When We Were Grownups, The Amateur Marriage, Digging to America and The Beginner's Goodbye. In 1994 she was nominated by Roddy Doyle and Nick Hornby as 'the greatest novelist writing in English' and she has recently received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence, which recognises a lifetime's achievement in books.

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