The Accidental Tourist

Author(s): Anne Tyler

Fiction

How does a man addicted to routine - a man who flosses his teeth before love-making - cope with the chaos of everyday life? With the loss of his son, the departure of his wife and the arrival of Muriel, a dog trainer from the Meow-Bow dog clinic, Macon's attempts at ordinary life are tragically and comically undone.


Product Information

One of five Anne Tyler novels reissued in stunning new jackets

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her first novel, If Morning Ever Comes, was published in 1964 whilst her 11th novel, Breathing Lessons, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. In 1994, Tyler was nominated 'the greatest living novelist writing in English' by Roddy Doyle and Nick Hornby. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

General Fields

  • : 9780099480013
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage
  • : December 1997
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 22mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 813.54
  • : 368
  • : Modern fiction
  • : Anne Tyler
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : en