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The Amateur Marriage

by Anne Tyler

  • 233 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Random House Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Tyler, Anne - Prose & Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Reading Group Guide,
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  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBlair Brown (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7914159M
    ISBN 100739310429
    ISBN 109780739310427

    The Amateur Marriage is a nearly vintage Anne Tyler novel: offering a slightly off-kilter family, a fine sense of time and place and an excellent eye for detail expressed in well-turned phrases. But this book is written on a larger canvas than her others, spanning over 40 years in the lives of Pauline and Michael Anton. The Amateur Marriage. By: Her career as a children’s book author offered a glimpse of success before taking an embarrassing nose dive. Teddy, now a teenager, treats her with some combination of mortification and indifference. 1 out of 5 stars;.

    Find books like The Amateur Marriage from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Amateur Marriage also liked: Olive, A.   The Amateur Marriage A Novel (Book): Tyler, Anne: A young Baltimore couple marries "in the heat of World War II fervor, but they never should have married. Pauline, impulsive, impractical, tumbles hit-or-miss through life; Michael, plodding cautious, judgmental, proceeds deliberately"--Front flap. They quarrel through thirty years of marriage, even after .

    The Amateur Marriage - Ebook written by Anne Tyler. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Amateur Marriage/5(38). Get this from a library! The amateur marriage. [Anne Tyler] -- 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 the Polish quarter of Baltimore, he was.


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The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Amateur Marriage: A Novel Paperback – Octo by Anne Tyler (Author)Cited by: 3. For me, The Amateur Marriage represents the sixth time I have read one of Anne Tylers novels. On the surface its the story of Michael and Pauline.

They meet by chance in in Antons, the grocery store run by Michaels family. perhaps incidentally, is the year Anne Tyler was born/5. In its early chapters, The Amateur Marriage gives readers a view of life in an ethnic working-class neighborhood in Baltimore.

Later, the setting shifts to a newly built suburb, where the family gradually moves into the middle : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Anne Tyler's newest novel, THE AMATEUR MARRIAGE, is one of her best. She is known for her "typically American" tales that focus on the paradoxes in the lives The Amateur Marriage book everyday people, who struggle with love, relationships, family, order and disorder.

The Amateur Marriage - Kindle edition by Tyler, Anne. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Amateur Marriage/5().

In new novel The Amateur Marriage, Anne Tyler once again displays the qualities of wisdom, insightful writing and compassion that have made the Baltimore resident the most-admired serious yet popular writer working today. One is never embarrassed to be seen reading a Tyler novel.

In its early chapters, The Amateur Marriage gives readers a view of life in an ethnic working-class neighborhood in Baltimore. Later, the setting shifts to a newly built suburb, where the family gradually moves into the middle class.

The Amateur Marriage Anne Tyler pp, Chatto, £ Anne Tyler's 17th novel begins on Pearl Harbor Day and ends 60. In the first and best chapter of The Amateur Marriage, the predictable life of young Michael Anton, who helps his mother in the family grocery store, is shaken up by a young woman who bursts in.

In  The Amateur Marriage, her sixteenth novel, Tyler further interrogates the mechanisms—both external and internal—which bind and break marriages and families. Unlike her. Our Reading Guide for The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler includes a Book Club Discussion Guide, Book Review, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio.

The Amateur Marriage Anne Tyler, Random House pp. ISBN Summary From the inimitable Anne Tyler, a rich and compelling novel about a mismatched marriage—and its consequences, spanning three generations.

The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler Anne Tyler's newest novel, THE AMATEUR MARRIAGE, is one of her best. She is known for her "typically American" tales that focus on the paradoxes in the lives of everyday people, who struggle with love, relationships, family, order and disorder.

The Amateur Marriage () About book: Anne Tyler has run so much water over the elements of her quirky Baltimore families that she risks becoming the high priestess of homeopathic fiction. Now, with "The Amateur Marriage," the bittersweet perception that infused her earlier work is so attenuated that only the most faithful fans will be able to taste is planning an.

About The Amateur Marriage From the inimitable Anne Tyler, a rich and compelling novel about a mismatched marriage—and its consequences, spanning three generations. They seemed like the perfect couple—young, good-looking, made for each other. Alive as always to life’s messy ambiguities, Tyler declines to reach a final conclusion about this “amateur marriage,” closing with a lovely image of Pauline’s face lighting up with joy as her husband approaches—but it’s just in Michael’s imagination.

Anne Tyler's The Amateur Marriage is not so much a novel as a really long argument. Michael is a good boy from a Polish neighborhood in Baltimore; Pauline is a Free shipping over $/5(5). ‎From the inimitable Anne Tyler, a rich and compelling novel about a mismatched marriage—and its consequences, spanning three generations.

They seemed like the perfect couple—young, good-looking, made for each other. The moment Pauline, a stranger to the Polish Eastern Avenue neighb 4/5(46). Amazing; it still felt so much like a second marriage. Peaceful though it was, it felt like an extra marriage, not quite the real thing—in fact, maybe just an extreme, extended reaction to one of his fights with Pauline.4/5(32).

Anne Tyler - The Amateur Marriage. He chose the right-hand fork, the one that curved toward Beverly Drive. I THINK so but I don’t/5(32). This book is a rollercoaster ride through a marriage and a family which saves its big emotional slap-in-the-face for the last pages. If you, or someone you know, has been in a less-than-perfect marriage which somehow brings together the right people in the wrong lifetime, then you'll get the full impact of it/5(5).

In The Amateur Marriage, Tyler achieves her ends with astonishing economy. The novel carries readers through 60 years of the family's history in just 10 chapters.

The novel carries readers through 60 years of the family's history in just 10 chapters.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 the Polish neighbourhood of Baltimore, he was smitten.

And in the heat of World War II fervour, they were hastily wed. But they never should have ma.