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ISBN: 0330310704
Author: Anne Tyler
Language: English
Publisher: Pan Macmillan; New edition edition (April 12, 1990)
Pages: 336
Category: Contemporary
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 592
Size Fb2: 1149 kb
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Praise for Anne Tyler’s. Breathing Lessons fits naturally into the landscape of her work. Some readers may be reminded of The Big Chill or even of Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life.

Praise for Anne Tyler’s. Anne Tyler’s gentlest and most charming nove. n honest and lovely book. Tyler’s best novel ye. ith irresistibly funny passages you want to read out loud and poignant insights that illuminate the serious business of sharing lives in an unsettling world. Tyler’s most entertaining novel yet, a love story in praise of marriage.

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Breathing Lessons is a 1989 Pulitzer Prize–winning novel by American author Anne Tyler. It is her eleventh novel. The story describes the joys and pains of the ordinary marriage of Ira and Maggie Moran as they travel from Baltimore to attend a funeral and back home again in one day. It also examines Maggie's attempts to reconcile her son and daughter-in-law

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Читать онлайн - Tyler Anne. Breathing Lessons Электронная библиотека e-libra. ru Читать онлайн Breathing Lessons. Maggie and Ira Moran had to go to a funeral in Deer Lick, Pennsylvania. Maggie's girlhood friend had lost her husband

Читать онлайн - Tyler Anne. Maggie's girlhood friend had lost her husband. Deer Lick lay on a narrow country road some ninety miles north of Baltimore, and the funeral was scheduled for ten-thirty Saturday morning; so Ira figured they should start around eight.

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About Breathing Lessons. Winner of the pulitzer prize new york times bestseller. More powerful and moving than anything has done. Regarded by many as Tyler’s seminal work, Breathing Lessons celebrates the small miracles and magic of truly knowing someone, and evokes Jane Austen, Emma Straub, and other masters of the literary marriage. About Breathing Lessons.

Over a million anne tyler books sold ‘Anne Tyler has no peer’ Anita Shreve.

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.

Anne Tyler’s portrayal of a middle-aged, mid-American marriage displays her narrative clarity, comic timing and ear for American speech to perfection. Maggie Moran and her husband, Ira, are driving from Baltimore to Deer Lick, Pennsylvania, for the funeral of Max, the late husband of Maggie’s best friend, Serena. On the road, with many detours, her marriage is slowly laid bare. We unravel the story from, first, Maggie’s, then Ira’s and finally Maggie’s point of view. By close of play, through a sequence of brilliantly executed digressions, we know all about the Moran household, its secrets,.

This novel records the journey that a married couple make to the funeral of one of their closest friends. The story is interspersed with flashbacks to their past so the reader has a full picture of this couple's lives as the story unfolds. The author also wrote "The Accidental Tourist".

Comments:

Blackbrand
What can possibly be said about Anne Tyler that has not been said and more eloquently? They say you should write about things you know and Ms.Tyler knows life. Not just all the ordinary things that happen to people but the under belly side of life as well.She never sugar coats any event
but tells it like is/ No apologies is what we get. The ordinary becomes sublime in her hands This book is required reading if you really want to know l
life. Kudos Anne Tyler.
LadyShlak
I read this book many years ago, and thought it was too realistic for me, even a little dark. But it’s not! Life has a way of confusing and confronting us as Maggie was. I chuckled and nodded and empathized with her, having lived some of those moments myself. Kudos to Anne Tyler, for combining insight with humor!
HyderCraft
I am in the process of reading every Pulitzer Prize winning book of fiction from 1917 to the present. i am reading them in order. This book won the prize in 1989. Some books are magnificent, some not so much. I would put this book somewhere near the middle of the pack. It was an easy read, and the characters were interesting, the story was good, and I found the book enjoyable. If you are looking for an easy reading enjoyable book, this is the one.
Owomed
She captures the human condition. The good, the bad and the angst that comes with it. It is the story of our lives.
Worla
Great read. Made me laugh all the way through. She got the Pulitzer for this book because it happens to all of us.
VAZGINO
A woman's journey to discover herself as she enters a new phase of life. Maggie wrestles with her efforts to create the family life she desires to avoid facing the realities of these relationship.
Slowly writer
Anne Tyler does an extraordinary job of bringing eccentric people into focus and loving them despite and because of their quirks.
Anne Tyler understands relationships so well & she knows how to create them in stories. Her characters are realistic & lovable because we recognize ourselves as we read. This book is another brilliant accomplishment!

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