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  • Published: 22 March 1996
  • ISBN: 9780099591917
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432

Searching For Caleb

From the Pulitzer prize-winning Sunday Times bestseller Anne Tyler. Searching for Caleb is now re-jacketed along with the rest of Tyler's books in striking new backlist style

Discover Pulitzer Prize-winning, Sunday Times bestselling author Anne Tyler's deeply personal American historical epic.

Duncan Peck is a restless man, always on the move. His wife, Justine, is a fortune teller who can't remember the past. Her grandfather, Daniel, longs to find the brother who walked out of his life in 1912 never to be seen again. All three are taking journeys that lead back to the family's deepest roots, to a place where rebellion and acceptance have the haunting power to merge into one...


'One of my favourite authors' Liane Moriarty

'She spins gold' Elizabeth Buchan

'Anne Tyler has no peer' Anita Shreve

'A masterly author' Sebastian Faulks

  • Published: 22 March 1996
  • ISBN: 9780099591917
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432

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, Vinegar Girl and Clock Dance.

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 Searching For Caleb

Family sagas have such an endless appeal that whenever one meets a really good one, like Anne Tyler's Searching for Caleb, one wonders why anyone bothers to write a different form of novel

Auberon Waugh

Anne Tyler is a writer whose special gift is to convey the richness, strangeness and unpredicability of seemingly everyday lives

Sunday Telegraph

Strange and enchanting

The Times

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