Slipping-Down Life

Tyler, Anne

ISBN 10: 1417823836 / 1-4178-2383-6
ISBN 13: 9781417823833
Publisher: San Val
Publication Date: 2004

Editorial Reviews for this title:
In a small town in North Carolina, fat, plain Evie Decker becomes fascinated by a local rock singer. One night, to get his attention, she carves his name on her forehead with a pair of nail scissors. This is the beginning of a bewildering and unlikely relationship which changes both their lives.

"Without Anne Tyler, American fiction would be an immeasurably bleaker place."
Evie Decker is a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered when she hears the voice of Drumstrings Casey on the radio and becomes instantly attracted to him. She manages to meet him, bursting out of her lonely shell--and into the attentive gaze of the intangible man who becomes all too real....

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