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Anne Tyler

American novelist

1941   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Duke University, Columbia University
occupation: writer, novelist, short story writer
award received: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, National Book Critics Circle Award, Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize

Anne Tyler (born October 25, 1941) is an American novelist, short story writer, and literary critic. She has published 22 novels, the best known of which are Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant (1982), The Accidental Tourist (1985), and Breathing Lessons (1988). All three were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction with Breathing Lessons winning the prize in 1989. She has also won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, the Ambassador Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In 2012 she was awarded The Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence. Tyler's twentieth novel, A Spool of Blue Thread, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2015. She is recognized for her fully developed characters, her "brilliantly imagined and absolutely accurate detail," and her "rigorous and artful style" and "astute and open language."Tyler has been compared to John Updike, to Jane Austen, and to Eudora Welty, among others.
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works

22

Morgan's Passing

1980 novel

author: Anne Tyler

1980

A Slipping-Down Life

novel by Anne Tyler

author: Anne Tyler

1970

Back When We Were Grownups

novel by Anne Tyler

author: Anne Tyler

2004

Celestial Navigation

novel by Anne Tyler

author: Anne Tyler

1974

Digging to America

novel by Anne Tyler

author: Anne Tyler

2006

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

novel by Anne Tyler

author: Anne Tyler

1982

Early Possessions

novel by Anne Tyler

author: Anne Tyler

If Morning Ever Comes

novel by Anne Tyler

author: Anne Tyler

1964

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