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THE BEGINNER'S GOODBYE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Though the plot finds a man in early middle age coming to terms with the death of his wife, the tone of this whimsical fable is so light that it practically floats off the page.Some might consider the latest from Tyler (Noah's Compass, 2010, etc.) typically wise and charming, while others will dismiss it as cloying. She employs a first-person narrator, a 36-year-old man named Aaron, who works for ... Read full review

Review: The Beginner's Goodbye

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Carole Turner

Aaron is a tall, gawky and somewhat crippled man who works as an editor at his family's publishing firm. During a book consultation, Aaron meets Dorothy, a plainlooking, very short and rather bluntspeaking radiologist. In Dorothy, he finds a woman who is clearly not a nurturer, which appeals to him. His mother and sister Nandina had always coddled and overprotected him because of his crippled ... Read full review

The Beginner's Goodbye

User Review  - Henry L. Carrigan - Book Verdict

Although crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron has spent much of his life fending off his family's attempts to protect him from the world. A successful editor of a vanity press in Baltimore that ... Read full review


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