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  • Published: 1 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099577270
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $19.99

Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant




Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant is a book to be settled into fully, tomorrow be damned. Funny, heart-hammering, wise. The New York Times

When Pearl Tull’s husband, Beck, abandons her she pours her energies into preserving normality. It’s only later that her three children realise their father is gone for good. Now, as Pearl lies on her deathbed, the impact of Beck’s abrupt departure unspools: on Cody who never overcomes his anger, on mild Ezra who must always keep the peace, and on bright, errant Jenny. And so the secrets, memories and anguish of the Tull family begin their rise to the surface.

  • Pub date: 1 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099577270
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her bestselling novels include Breathing Lessons, The Accidental Tourist, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Ladder of Years, Back When We Were Grownups, A Patchwork Planet, The Amateur Marriage, Digging to America, A Spool of Blue Thread and Vinegar Girl.

In 1989 she won the Pulitzer Prize for Breathing Lessons; in 1994 she was nominated by Roddy Doyle and Nick Hornby as 'the greatest novelist writing in English'; in 2012 she received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence; and in 2015 A Spool of Blue Thread was a Sunday Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and the Man Booker Prize.

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Praise for Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant

“Her best novel”

Guardian

“Anne Tyler is a brilliant writer”

Observer

“A book to be settled into fully, tomorrow be damned. Funny, heart-hammering, wise…superb”

New York Times Book Review

“The most impressive American novelist of her generation”

Sunday Telegraph

“[It is] Beautiful, funny, real, absorbing – Anne Tyler is the writer who made me want to write.”

Nick Hornby, UK Press Syndication


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