CELESTIAL NAVIGATION.

Tyler, Anne.

ISBN 10: 039449038X / ISBN 13: 9780394490380
Published by New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. dj, 1974
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Hardcover first edition - First printing. Her rather uncommon fifth novel - one of my favorites among her books, a sad and penetrating look at the inability of people to connect. Jeremy Pauling is one of the most unusual protagonists in fiction, and Tyler's portrayal of him is masterful. Although there are no library stamps, this book shows signs of a pocket or bookplate being removed from the front endpaper, as well as evidence of much reading - so good only in a very good, unmarked dustjacket (some fading to the back of the dj.). Bookseller Inventory # 20297

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Title: CELESTIAL NAVIGATION.

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. dj

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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"Tyler is steadily raising a body of fiction of major dimensions."

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Thirty-eight-year-old Jeremy Pauling has never left home. He lives on the top floor of a Baltimore row house where he creates collages of little people snipped from wrapping paper. His elderly mother putters in the rooms below, until her death. And it is then that Jeremy is forced to take in Mary Tell and her child as boarders. Mary is unaware of how much courage it takes Jaremy to look her in the eye. For Jeremy, like one of his paper creations, is fragile and easily torn--especially when he's falling in love....

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Born in Minneapolis in 1941, Anne Tyler lives in Baltimore where her novels are set. She is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Breathing Lessons and other bestselling novels, including The Accidental Tourist, Saint Maybe, Back When We Were Grownups, The Amateur Marriage, Digging to America and Noah's Compass. She has recently received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence, which recognises a lifetime's achievement in books.

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