Clock Dance

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5.1 X 7.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author
ANNE TYLER was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the author of more than twenty novels. Her twentieth novel, A Spool of Blue Thread, was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize in 2015. Her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
A TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR USA TODAY - ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: O Magazine, Christian Science Monitor, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, The Times (London)

"Anne Tyler is one of this country's great artists . . . She has lost none of the inspired grace of her prose, nor her sad, frank humor, nor her limitless sympathy for women who ask for little and get less . . . Beautiful, understated, humane." --USA Today

"Delightfully zany . . . Charming . . . Tender." --The Washington Post

"Tenderly devastating . . . Affecting . . . A quiet but sharply feminist statement." --Entertainment Weekly

"A psychologically astute study of an intelligent, curious woman . . . A triumph." --Boston Globe

"Exquisite. . . . What keeps us glued are the lovely, intricate details; the depiction of human emotion as odd and splendid; and the tiny flickers of hope that feel like bursts of joy." --O, The Oprah Magazine

"Tyler writes with enormous warmth about all her characters." --Baltimore Sun

"Tyler's stirring story celebrates the joys of self-discovery and the essential truth that family is ours to define." --People

"In Tyler's effortless, uncluttered prose, the novel beautifully explores an older woman's search for meaning and agency in her life."--The Christian Science Monitor

"Feels as comforting as coming home." --Minneapolis Star-Tribune

"Pulls you right in and keeps on ticking . . . Tyler's novels reassure us that the possibilities for meaningful connection--which so often seem lost in our hectic world--are still out there." --Newsday

"Anne Tyler is the most dependably rewarding novelist now at work in our country." --The Wall Street Journal

"A gorgeous gem of a novel about family and second chances." --Bustle

"What's so amazing about Tyler's novels is the way she makes ordinary people and ordinary things so fascinating . . . In Tyler's hands, life's mundane activities feel vital . . . Revelatory . . . Unwrapping the story is a delight." --Chicago Tribune

"Full of wisdom about relationships, delivered in gorgeous language and with considerable charm." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Clock Dance is Anne Tyler at her best . . . An entertaining, heartwarming story about second chances and the real meaning of family . . . Full of the sorts of eccentric yet totally believable characters that Anne Tyler is a genius at creating . . . Captivating . . . A delight." --Greensboro News & Record (NC)

"A joy to read . . . These characters come to life off the page." --Baltimore Magazine