Book #10196

The Accidental Tourist

Anne Tyler
The Accidental Tourist. Anne Tyler.

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: As New
Edition: Signed Edition; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1999.

A special Limited edition, SIGNED by author Anne Tyler. A wonderful scarce book in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap.

Scarred by grief after their 12-year-old son's senseless murder (he was shot by a hold-up man in a Burger Bonanza) , Macon and Sarah Leary are losing their marriage too. Macon is unable to cope when she leaves him, so he settles down 'safe among the people he'd started out with, ' moving back home with two divorced brothers and spinster sister Rose. Author of a series of guidebooks called Accidental Tourist for businessmen who hate to travel, Macon is Tyler's focus here, as she . . . Chronicles his journey from lonely self-absorption to an 'accidental' new life with brassy Muriel, a dog trainer from the Meow Bow Animal Hospital.

Basis for the major motion picture starring William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, and Geena Davis.

Contains all of the classic Easton Press trimmings: premium leather, silk moiré end leaves, distinctive cover design, raised bands, accented in real 22KT gold, satin ribbon page marker, gilded page edges, long-lasting, high quality acid-neutral paper, sewn pages for strength and durability.

Price: $120.00

Author Bio

Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler (born October 25, 1941 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) worked as a librarian and bibliographer, before moving to Maryland and becoming a novelist. Breathing Lessons, her eleventh novel, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989. Her tenth novel, The Accidental Tourist was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1986, received the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1985, and became a 1988 major motion picture, starring Geena Davis and William Hurt. She currently reside in Baltimore, Maryland.

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