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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - whirled - LibraryThing
Having grown accustomed to the jaunty humour of Anne Tyler's later novels, what was most striking about Celestial Navigation was its pervasive sense of sadness. As a character study of child-like ... Read full review
Review: Celestial NavigationUser Review - Labmom - Goodreads
I wonder, when Anne Tyler wrote this book 40 years ago, she knew meant for her main character to be so clearly Autistic, and not just one of her typical sad-sack loser males? I think the book would ... Read full review