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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

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Swade0710 - LibraryThing

This book was exactly what I needed. It was nice and short and light and airy and I loved that. I had just come off of reading a book that was really heavy and long so a nice light airy book is what I ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - gbelik - LibraryThing

This is an engaging novel about a man coping with the unexpected death of his wife. She visits him now and again as he comes to terms with his grief. He works in a publishing company which puts out a ... Read full review


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