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Read online The Accidental Tourist.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Accidental Tourist 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 when he meets Muriel a deliciously peculiar dog obedience trainer who up ends Macon s insular world and thrusts him headlong into a remarkable engagement with life by Anne Tyler

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The Accidental Tourist
Title:The Accidental Tourist
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ISBN:0345452003
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Number of Pages:352
Category:Fiction, Contemporary, Literary fiction, Romance
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i Breathing Lessons i is the wonderfully moving and surprising story of Ira and Maggie Moran She s impetuous harum scarum easygoing he s competent patient seemingly infallible They ve been married for years Now as they drive from their home in Baltimore to the funeral of Maggie s best friend s husband Anne Tyler shows us all there is to know about a marriage the expectations the disappointments the way children can create storms in a family the way a wife and husband can fall in love all over again the way nothing really changes Anne Tyler s funny unpredictable and endearing characterizations make i Breathing Lessons i truly entertaining, In the happy Bedloe family is living an ideal apple pie existence in Baltimore Then in the blink of an eye a single tragic event occurs that will transform their lives forever particularly that of seventeen year old Ian Bedloe the youngest son who blames himself for the sudden accidental death of his older brother br br Depressed and depleted Ian is almost crushed under the weight of an unbearable secret guilt Then one crisp January evening he catches sight of a window with glowing yellow neon the CHURCH OF THE SECOND CHANCE He enters and soon discovers that forgiveness must be earned through a bit of sacrifice and a lot of love br br br A New York Times Notable Book, 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 when he meets Muriel a deliciously peculiar dog obedience trainer who up ends Macon s insular world and thrusts him headlong into a remarkable engagement with life, In what is perhaps her richest and most deeply searching novel Anne Tyler gives us a story about what it is to be an American and about Maryam Yazdan who after thirty five years in this country must finally come to terms with her outsiderness br br Two families who would otherwise never have come together meet by chance at the Baltimore airport the Donaldsons a very American couple and the Yazdans Maryam s fully assimilated son and his attractive Iranian American wife Each couple is awaiting the arrival of an adopted infant daughter from Korea After the babies from distant Asia are delivered Bitsy Donaldson impulsively invites the Yazdans to celebrate with an arrival party an event that is repeated every year as the two families become more deeply intertwined br br Even independent minded Maryam is drawn in But only up to a point When she finds herself being courted by one of the Donaldson clan a good hearted man of her vintage recently widowed and still recovering from his wife s death suddenly all the values she cherishes her traditions her privacy her otherness are threatened Somehow this big American takes up so much space that the orderly boundaries of her life feel invaded br br A luminous novel brimming with subtle funny and tender observations that cast a penetrating light on the American way as seen from two perspectives those who are born here and those who are still struggling to fit in