The Resource The amateur marriage : a novel, Anne Tyler

The amateur marriage : a novel, Anne Tyler

Label
The amateur marriage : a novel
Title
The amateur marriage
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anne Tyler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Michael and Pauline seemed like the perfect couple - young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment she walked into his mother's grocery store in Baltimore, he was smitten, and in the heat of World War II fervour, they marry in haste. From the sound of the cash register in the old grocery to the counter-culture jargon of the sixties, from the miniskirts to the multilayers of later years, Anne Tyler captures the nuances of everyday life with telling precision and sly humour
Summary
Marrying quickly during World War II after falling in love at first sight, a mismatched couple discovers that their different personalities and approaches to life are taking a toll on their relationship and their family. As they become the guardians of their grandson, their deep-rooted differences become unbearable.
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2004
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121149
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tyler, Anne
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Grandparent and child
  • Runaway teenagers
  • Marital conflict
  • Married people
  • Mate selection
  • Baltimore (Md.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The amateur marriage : a novel, Anne Tyler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780099469599
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780345472458
Label
The amateur marriage : a novel, Anne Tyler
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780099469599
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780345472458

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