The Accidental Tourist (Compact Disc)

By Anne Tyler, Joe Barrett (Performed by)
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Description


Macon Leary is a travel writer who hates both travel and anything out of the ordinary. He is grounded by loneliness and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts. Then he meets Muriel, a deliciously peculiar dog-obedience trainer who upends Macon's insular world and thrusts him headlong into a remarkable engagement with life.

Bittersweet Evocative It's easy to forget this is the warm lull of fiction; you half-expect to run into her characters at the dry cleaners. Tyler is] a writer of great compassion. "The Boston Globe"

Tyler has given us an endlessly diverting book whose strength gathers gradually to become a genuinely thrilling one. "Los Angeles Times"

A delight A graceful comic novel about getting through life. "The Wall Street Journal"

A rarely equaled richness and depth delicious humor Without Anne Tyler, American fiction would be an immeasurably bleaker place. "Newsday"

About the Author


Nee en 1941, Anne Tyler reside actuellement a Baltimore. Cette figure majeure de la litterature americaine contemporaine a su se concilier les graces du lectorat comme celles de la critique. C est qu elle n est - pas seulement merveilleuse, elles perversement merveilleuse -, selon le mot de John Updike. Ont deja paru aux editions Stock: "Toujours partir", "Le Voyageur malgre lui", "Le Dejeuner de la nostalgie" et "Une autre femme".

Joe Barrett has been a working stage, screen, and recording booth actor since 1974 and an award-winning and eight-time Audie Award-nominated audiobook narrator since 1999. He also practiced law for five years-but don't hold that against him. Joe is married to actress Andrea Wright, and together they have four children.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781455883394
ISBN-10: 1455883395
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
Publication Date: November 2012
Language: English