Anne Tyler

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Anne Tyler

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in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The United States
October 25, 1941

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Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated at nineteen from Duke University and went on to do graduate work in Russian studies at Columbia University. The Beginner's Goodbye is Anne Tyler's nineteenth novel; her eleventh, Breathing Lessons , was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.


Average rating: 3.71 · 187,391 ratings · 11,949 reviews · 45 distinct works · Similar authors
The Accidental Tourist
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 61,243 ratings — published 1985 — 66 editions
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Breathing Lessons
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 14,064 ratings — published 1988 — 50 editions
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Dinner at the Homesick Rest...
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 12,379 ratings — published 1982 — 50 editions
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Digging to America
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 13,700 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Saint Maybe
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 10,385 ratings — published 1991 — 31 editions
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Back When We Were Grownups
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 11,018 ratings — published 2001 — 36 editions
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The Beginner's Goodbye
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 10,057 ratings — published 2012 — 35 editions
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Ladder of Years
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 9,030 ratings — published 1995 — 36 editions
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The Amateur Marriage
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 9,392 ratings — published 2004 — 43 editions
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A Patchwork Planet
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 8,063 ratings — published 1998 — 39 editions
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April 2012, Anne Tyler
"A grieving man grapples with visitations from his dead wife in The Beginner's Goodbye, a new book from the fiction master who wrote The Accidental Tourist." ...More

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“I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.”
Anne Tyler

“It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.”
Anne Tyler

“I'm beginning to think that maybe it's not just how much you love someone. Maybe what matters is who you are when you're with them.”
Anne Tyler, The Accidental Tourist

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