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User Review  - CarrieWuj - LibraryThing

No surprises here with Tyler's usual skill in creating real characters -- just like people you really know (or live with) and the messiness of families who deep-down really love each other. Featured ... Read full review

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User Review  - snash - LibraryThing

A character driven story of a family, their relationships, and a house. It was an enjoyable read although it felt a little disjointed at times, jumping from generation to generation. Read full review

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User Review  - bobbieharv - LibraryThing

I had read that this novel was more in line with her earliest work (which I had loved), but I found it a bit disappointing. I never really got into the characters, and there were too many of them. A slightly tedious read. Read full review

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User Review  - asxz - LibraryThing

I've been reading Anne Tyler for around 25 years since I first picked up a copy of The Accidental Tourist in my university bookshop. I've never been able to explain the appeal of her writing about not ... Read full review

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User Review  - tkcs - LibraryThing

I love Anne Tyler books and I hope what I've heard about this being her last novel is not true. I enjoy her quirky characters and often identify with some of the situations they get themselves into ... Read full review

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User Review  - quondame - LibraryThing

Good, very well written. The writing keeps the attention though since there really is no plot beyond the the events that lead 3 generations to live in and leave a house in Baltimore, pacing doesn't ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carmenere - LibraryThing

I've wanted to read Anne Tyler for a very long time but whenever I picked up one of her novels it never seemed to be the right time. Their wordiness told me, this is not going to be a light or easy ... Read full review

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User Review  - bogopea - LibraryThing

Saga of several generations of a family, beautifully written by Anne Tyler. The major focus is on Abby and Red Whitshank and their four adult children, but going back in time to their childhoods and ... Read full review

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User Review  - starbox - LibraryThing

Utterly absorbing family saga that completely wraps you up. When you've finished, you think "not a great deal really happened!" But that doesn't stop it being totally engrossing. The narrative opens ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

Audiobook performed by Kimberly Farr A family saga covering three generations of Whitshanks and the familial home that anchors their story. The novel is divided into four parts, beginning in 1994 ... Read full review


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