Description - A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler
Barnaby Gailtin has less in life than he once had.His ex-wife Natalie left him and their native Baltimore several years ago, taking their baby daughter Opal with her, and he has acquired an unalterably fixed position as the black sheep of the family in a family where black sheep aren't tolerated. Then the angelic Sophia enters his life and it seems as if all this is set to change. But can he shake off his past?OVER A MILLION ANNE TYLER BOOKS SOLD'She's changed my perception on life' Anna Chancellor 'One of my favourite authors' Liane Moriarty'She spins gold' Elizabeth Buchan'Anne Tyler has no peer' Anita Shreve'My favourite writer, and the best line-and-length novelist in the world' Nick Hornby'A masterly author' Sebastian Faulks'Tyler is not merely good, she is wickedly good' John Updike'I love Anne Tyler' Anita Brookner'Her fiction has strength of vision, originality, freshness, unconquerable humour' Eudora Welty
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Author Biography - Anne Tyler
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.
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