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The lives and secrets of four generations of the Peck family of Roland Park intertwine as forty-year-old fortune teller Justine accompanies her deaf, ex-judge grandfather in search of his maverick half-brother Caleb, who vanished in the spring of 1912
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From the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Breathing Lessons and The Accidental Tourist
Ranging from the ragtime era to small-town America in the seventies, Searching for Caleb is a moving quest for a family’s deepest roots – and a haunting story of growing up and breaking away, acceptance and rebellion.
‘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 anybody 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 unpredictability of seemingly everyday lives’ Sunday TelegraphFrom the Inside Flap:
and true, dazzling and wise...It has an astounding confidence, depth and range...A wonderful, wonderful novel."
THE BOSTON GLOBE
Duncan Peck has a fascination for randomness and is always taking his family 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, with nothing more than a fiddle in his hand. 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....
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Book Description Knopf. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0394498488
Book Description Knopf, 1975. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0394498488
Book Description Knopf, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0394498488