A Slipping-Down Life by Anne Tyler

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Anne Tyler's The Beginner's Goodbye.

"Without Anne Tyler, American fiction would be an immeasurably bleaker place."
--NEWSDAY

Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered when she hears the voice of Drumstrings Casey on the radio and becomes instantly attracted to him. She manages to meet him, bursting out of her lonely shell--and into the attentive gaze of the intangible man who becomes all too real....
 

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Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. This is her eighteenth novel. Her eleventh, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
 
Published January 5, 2011 by Ballantine Books. 196 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Gay & Lesbian. Fiction

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Definite.") Drum grudgingly accepts Evie as a talisman and Evie accepts him as an alternative to a life of endless evenings.

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