Through every family run memories which bind it together - despite everything. The Tulls of Baltimore are no exception. Abandoned by her salesman husband, Pearl is left to bring up her three children alone - Cody, a flawed devil, Ezra, a flawed saint, and Jenny, errant and passionate. Now as Pearl lies dying, stiffly encased in her pride and solitude, the past is unlocked and with it, secrets.
A classic novel from one of America's greatest living novelists, now available as an audiobook.
Her best novel
Anne Tyler is a brilliant writer
A book to be settled into fully, tomorrow be damned. Funny, heart-hammering, wise…superb
The most impressive American novelist of her generation
A classic of contemporary Americana…variously funny and horrifying and finally, quietly, terribly moving
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