"An almost flawless story of love...Morgan emerges as a true hero."
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Morgan Gower works at Cullen's hardware store in north Baltimore. He has seven daughters and a warmhearted wife, but as he journeys into the gray area of middle age, he finds his household growing tedious. Then Morgan meets two lovely young newlyweds under some rather extreme circumstances--and all three discover that no one's heart is safe....
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Impressively written, but not for everyone. Tyler gives us almost no clues to the characters' inner lives except descriptions of their behaviors, which makes it difficult to stay interested in them ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Donna828 - LibraryThing
Anne Tyler is known for her quirky characters, but Morgan goes beyond the description of quirky or even eccentric. He is clearly not satisfied with who he is as he dresses in costumes and assumes ... Read full review